Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 114

Price Realized: $ 7,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Portrait of Whitney Darrow, Jr. as an old man. Graphite sketch on paper. 178x178 mm; 7x7 inches (image with signature) on 11 1/2x9-inch paper. Signed in lower right margin. Archivally tipped to window matte and framed.

Provenance: Estate of Albert Dorne; thence to private collection, Westport, CT.

Rockwell and Dorne were founding members of The Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut, the art correspondence course institution that trained a generation of illustrators. Darrow, famous for his New Yorker cartoons, lived in Westport and was friends with both artists.