Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Norman Rockwell

Inscribed; To Clyde Forsythe/a real friend (lower right)
charcoal on paper, 30 1/4 by 24 1/4 inches

 Norman Rockwell
“The Dover Coach”
Illustration for “The Christmas Coach”

Drawings posted by  Arjuna Jishnu on the Today's Inspiration Group

Illustration for “The Christmas Coach”

Caption: “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; and transport the sailor and the traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fireside, his quiet home!”
—From the Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.
The Saturday Evening Post, December 28, 1935
Donated by the artist.
— at Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators.

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