Rockwell painting of Cubs dugout sold at auction

December 2, 2009 5:16:16 PM PST
A famous original Norman Rockwell painting of the Chicago Cubs dugout has been sold at auction. The 1948 work was done for the Saturday Evening Post.

Christies in New York auctioned the work on Wednesday.

The 43 by 40 inch painting is called simply "The Dugout." The winning bid was $662,000.

During his long career, Norman Rockwell illustrated 332 covers for the Saturday Evening Post.