America's Pastime by ©Jenness Cortez


© by Jenness Cortez –

Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 30 inches

Homage to:
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
April 23, 1949 “Saturday Evening Post” cover illustration “Tough Call,” The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, NY.

Depicted within the painting: 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; Dixie Walker, right fielder.

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, RI between 1760-90, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Price upon request