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America’s Pastime

Jenness Cortez

James R. Ross Fine Art

Oil on board
36 x 30 inches

Price: $108000
Other Information
Inscription: Signed and dated lower right
Provenance: The artist
Note: Elements in this painting include the Norman Rockwell (American 1894-1978) April 23, 1949 “Saturday Evening Post” cover illustration “Tough Call,” now in the collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York. Depicted are: Larry Goetz, base umpire; Beans Reardon, home plate umpire; Lou Jorda, base umpire; Clyde Sukefort, Brooklyn coach; Billy Meyer, Pittsburgh manager; and three Pittsburgh fielders in the distance: Danny Murtaugh, second baseman; Johnny Hopp, center fielder; and Dixie Walker, right fielder. The foreground still life includes: Honus Wagner 1909 T206 card, American Tobacco Company; Jackie Robinson 1948 #79, Leaf Trading Card Company; Official 2022 Major League Baseball; George Herman (Babe) Ruth 1933 #53, Goudey Baseball Card Company; Photograph of Norman Rockwell, photographer unknown; metal toy baseball players, circa 1930s; mahogany card table, attributed to John Goddard (1724-1785), made in Newport, Rhode Island, between 1760-90, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York.

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