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Inscription

lower left: Norman Rockwell - 1916

Provenance

Frank B. Hand, Jr. [1914-1992], Herndon, Virginia, and Washington; gift 6 December 1965 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1968
The Railroad in American Art, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1968, no. 34.
1973
Norman Rockwell Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 13 July - 9 September 1973.
1981
Loan to display with permanent collection, Catholic University, Washington, c. 1981.
1981
The Artist as Illustrator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 31 March - 14 June 1981, unpublished checklist, no. 27.
1984
Extended loan for use by William French Smith, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1984-1985.
2004
Extended loan for use by Joshua Bolten, Director, Office of Management and Budget, Old Executive Office Building, Washington, 2004-2009.
Bibliography
1917
Josephson, Julien. "Norton Wins." St. Nicholas 44, no. 3 (March 1917): 429, repro.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 2: Painters born from 1850 to 1910. Washington, 1973: 143.
1979
Moline, Mary. Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronlogical Catalog of the Artist's Work, 1910-1978. Indianapolis, 1979: 111, as Norton Wins.
1986
Moffatt, Laurie Norton. Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue. 2 vols. Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986: 2:748-749, repro., as Norton Wins 'Ralph made a desperate flying leap into the demolished cab'.