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This painting was done by an unknown artist in the style of the famous Norman Rockwell work which first appeared on the May 26, 1928 cover of The Saturday Evening Post. Described as one of his best of that period, Rockwell's painting featured one of his favorite models of the 1920s, James K. Van Brunt. Van Brunt posed for Rockwell as numerous characters. In Gilding the Eagle, or as some call it Man Painting the Flagpole, Brunt sits near the top of a lofty flagpole holding himself upright with one arm as he gilds the stately eagle that adorns the top. A faint city skyline appears in the distance beneath him. He has an extra paintbrush in his pocket and a bucket of gold paint at his side puffing on a pipe while he works.

This painting, measuring 19 ¾” x 16”, depicts many of the same details as in Rockwell's painting, although the model doesn't closely resembleMr. Brunt. There is a water spot on the back of the piece, but it does not show on the front. There are pieces of old tape on the back where it must have been used to hold the painting in a frame. The painting is in good condition – there are no rubs or worn spots and the colors are still bright.

This would be a wonderful addition to your art or Americana collection. Please contact us if you have any questions. Please look at the photos closely, they are part of the description of the item. We will always consider any reasonable offer for our pieces.

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ITEM ID
MJGP-ART-eagle
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
THEME
Americana
GENRE
American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

Painting in the style of Norman Rockwell – Gilding the Eagle

$179


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