Our National Game

Also now on exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum is a small baseball themed collection under the title of Our National Game. Pieces from Douglas Tilden, Normal Rockwell, and Jacob Lawrence are included, along with a selection of rare photography and print memorabilia. The exhibit itself is fairly small, but is worth looking at if you’ve stopped by for Beauty & Bounty (it will be located on the opposite side of level 3 in the Knight/Lawrence Gallery).

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Portions of pieces by Normal Rockwell and Jacob Lawrence.

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Douglas Tilden’s The Baseball Player, widely recognized as one of the greatest pieces of baseball themed artwork. The original full size version of the statue currently resides in San Francisco, and this particular version is a rare smaller casting.

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More info at the Seattle Art Museum.

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