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Title Portrait of Bing Crosby
Type of Object (i.e. drawing, painting, etc.) Painting
Creator Rockwell, Norman (b.1894, d.1978)
Production Date 1965
Role of Creator Artist
Description Stagecoach was Bing Crosby’s last movie as an actor. His character, Doc Josiah Boone, was described as the drunken doctor. His rebus symbol is a liquor bottle and a caduses. During Bing’s sitting for his portrait, the actor picked up a bottle and caressed it, giving Rockwell the hook he needed to make a convincing character image.
Credit Line Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust
Measurement Description Image Size: 20 x 16"
Media / Materials Description Oil on canvas
Bibliography Portrait; 1966
Collection Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust
Subject Person (model) Crosby, Bing
Subject Category Actors/Entertainers/People associated with entertainment & sports/People/LoC TGM
Motion pictures/Audiovisual materials/LoC TGM
Signature/Marks Norman / Rockwell
Norman Rockwell Definitive Catalog Number P162
Accession Number NRACT.1973.028
System Identification Number 269
Other Id P162
5P162
Other Id Type Def Cat
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