NORMAN ROCKWELL. Limited Edition ten color Lithograph in Custom Framing. BREAKING HOME TIES, 25" x 23" sight image size (with margins approximately: 31" x 28") (framed size: 42" x 39") numbered in pencil lower left: 156/200; bears the Norman Rockwell authorized trademark initials and signature embossed in gold. The corporate logo of Eleanor Ettinger Inc. is embossed in silver. Embossed seal lower right: Approved by Norman Rockwell. Hand proofed, printed and completed in 1977 at Atelier Ettinger, Inc. Limited edition of 200. Label on back from Center Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii. Very expensive Museum quality framing by the gallery including uv plexi glass, custom double mats, gold frame. CONDITION: A few frame nicks.
The original painting by Rockwell BREAKING HOME TIES sold for $15.4 million dollars at Sotheby's in 2006. Excerpt from Wikipedia: Breaking Home Ties was a painting by American illustrator Norman Rockwell, created for the September 25,1954, cover of The Saturday Evening Post. The picture represents a father and son waiting for a train that will take the young man to the state university. The painting, considered by experts to be one of Rockwell's masterworks. It was voted the second-most popular image in Post history.