Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell, 1921

Norman Rockwell, 1921

Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was an American author, painter and illustrator. His works have a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades. Wikipedia

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18-year-old Norman Rockwell receives art scholarship in 191218-year-old Norman Rockwell receives art scholarship in 1912 Fri, May 17, 1912 – Page 8 · The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, Kings, New York) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell painting appears on cover of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, 1916Norman Rockwell painting appears on cover of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, 1916 Sun, Oct 8, 1916 – 96 · Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell's artwork appears on cover of American Boy magazine in 1916Norman Rockwell's artwork appears on cover of American Boy magazine in 1916 Sun, Dec 3, 1916 – 47 · Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, New York, United States of America) · Newspapers.comSpotlight on Norman Rockwell at age 25, called Spotlight on Norman Rockwell at age 25, called "The Man Who Made Kids Famous" Sun, Feb 15, 1920 – 48 · New-York Tribune (New York, New York, New York, United States of America) · Newspapers.comPhotograph of Norman Rockwell and his first wife, Irene O'Connor, at Artists' Costume BallPhotograph of Norman Rockwell and his first wife, Irene O'Connor, at Artists' Costume Ball Sun, May 2, 1920 – 123 · Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America) · Newspapers.comRockwell’s painting is used as an advertisement for Ford and the Hinkle Motor Company in 1920Rockwell’s painting is used as an advertisement for Ford and the Hinkle Motor Company in 1920 Sun, Aug 8, 1920 – 26 · South Bend News-Times (South Bend, Indiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell becomes known for his pictures of wholesome childrenNorman Rockwell becomes known for his pictures of wholesome children Sun, Aug 5, 1923 – 70 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell talks about his success to a writer who was once painted by the artistNorman Rockwell talks about his success to a writer who was once painted by the artist Sun, Dec 2, 1928 – 39 · The Montana Standard (Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States of America) · Newspapers.comRockwell marries Mary Barstow in 1930 saying she will become the subject of many of his paintingsRockwell marries Mary Barstow in 1930 saying she will become the subject of many of his paintings Fri, Apr 18, 1930 – 8 · Courier-Post (Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell tells how he draws covers for Saturday Evening Post; Discusses his inspirationNorman Rockwell tells how he draws covers for Saturday Evening Post; Discusses his inspiration Wed, Jan 8, 1936 – 2 · The Miami News (Miami, Florida, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell exhibit opens at the Davenport Municipal Art Gallery in 1941Norman Rockwell exhibit opens at the Davenport Municipal Art Gallery in 1941 Fri, Oct 3, 1941 – 9 · Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell discusses his life painting in Vermont; Includes photo of him at workNorman Rockwell discusses his life painting in Vermont; Includes photo of him at work Wed, Jul 28, 1943 – 14 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNewspaper shares humorous anecdotes from the career of artist Norman RockwellNewspaper shares humorous anecdotes from the career of artist Norman Rockwell Sat, Apr 10, 1954 – Page 6 · Palladium-Item (Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com"Norman Rockwell is famous, yet he still works hard at his craft"; Rockwell's life and career Sun, Sep 11, 1960 – Page 74 · The Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell marries third wife, Mary Punderson in 1961Norman Rockwell marries third wife, Mary Punderson in 1961 Thu, Oct 26, 1961 – 12 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America) · Newspapers.comImages of Norman Rockwell painting the cover for a catalog, him and his models, and the end resultImages of Norman Rockwell painting the cover for a catalog, him and his models, and the end result Wed, Jun 22, 1966 – 15 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell does cover for new Boy Scout calendar, 1967Norman Rockwell does cover for new Boy Scout calendar, 1967 Tue, Dec 26, 1967 – Page 5 · Warren Times-Mirror and Observer (Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell paints the changes in America over the course of his art careerNorman Rockwell paints the changes in America over the course of his art career Sun, Aug 2, 1970 – Page 19 · Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States of America) · Newspapers.comRockwell's health declines in his later years; Painted an Rockwell's health declines in his later years; Painted an "ideal world" for most of his career Sun, Nov 12, 1978 – 14 · The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States of America) · Newspapers.comObituary: Artist Norman Rockwell dies at age 84Obituary: Artist Norman Rockwell dies at age 84 Thu, Nov 9, 1978 – 43 · The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNorman Rockwell's death saddens people in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where he livedNorman Rockwell's death saddens people in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where he lived Fri, Nov 10, 1978 – Page 5 · Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
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