Norman Rockwell painting sells for millions

December 2, 2012 2:21:52 PM PST
A Norman Rockwell painting sold for just under $3 million at a Chicago auction Saturday.

Susanin's Auctions in the South Loop said Rockwell's "Willie Gillis Food Package from Home" sold for $2.8 million. The painting first appeared on the cover of the "Saturday Evening Post" in 1941.

The identity of the buyer was not revealed.

The work has been hanging in a Chicago CEO's office since 1968.