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Getting Ready for a Date
  • Norman Rockwell
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Getting Ready for a Date, 1949
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 87.6 x 85.1 cm
    Canvas/Support: 34 1/2 x 33 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ben Hibbs, 1923 graduate-Journalism
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0010.05
Label Text

Two scenes of a young man and woman getting ready for their date. The scene on the left is of a woman with blond hair. She is wearing a pink slip/dress. She is looking in a small mirror on top of a dresser and fixing her hair. There is a pink and white uniform and hat hanging on the dresser. The scene on the right is of a man wearing blue jeans and a red shirt. He is looking in a small mirror on the wall and combing his hair.