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Object ID 002425

Object Name Goin' Fishin'

Object Desc Reproduction of a Norman Rockwell print titled Grandpa and Me that was used in a calendar in 1948. Depicts grandfather and boy with fishing poles. See notes for details. From the Grandpa and Me series of the Four Seasons collection.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002143

Alternate ID

General Category Art

Category Art - General


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 12

Object Date 1970s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Rockwell, Norman,Brown & Bigelow,illustrations,art,prints,lithographs,

Title Goin' Fishin'

SubTitle Grandpa and Me

Description Framed reproduction print of Norman Rockwell's Grandpa and Me Spring edition. Framed piece is behind glass with text description below (not original). Print is embossed on textured paper. Background is a pastoral scene. Image is of grandpa holding straw basket and fishing pole. In front is boy running with fishing pole with dog at his feet. From the annual Four Seasons collection; part of the Grandpa and Me Series. This one is for Summer

Medium paper; ink

Technique offset lithograph

Artist Norman Rockwell

Artist Details Norman Rockwell was a painter and illustrator in the 20th century. He is most known for his illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post magazine depicting everyday life. He produced over 4,000 original works.

Signed Name Norman Rockwell

Signature Location lower right corner

Height 12

Length 0

Width 9.25

Depth 0.38

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details includes frame

Quantity 0


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Image Caption CMY2143



Date JUN 5,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Enclosure is not archival or original - need attention. Piece is loose in frame and not secure on bottom - use caution when handling. Print is yellowed and discolored. Brown stain at upper edge to right of center. Glass has surface scratches. Frame is worn with wear and scratches on edges. On back, paper is yellowed along top from masking tape. Discoloration along left edge. Three pieces of cellophane tape along bottom edge are loose and not attached to bottom of piece to secure framed pieces.


Date JUN 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 17 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 17 - automatic entry by admin



Date JUN 5,2014

Notes The Four Seasons illustrations were produced for Brown & Bigelow. They were published for 17 years starting in 1947 and reproduced in variations since 1964.