ARTISTS

Rockwell, Norman

Whether you’ve seen his covers for the Saturday Evening Post, his World War II paintings commissioned by President Roosevelt, or been to his museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, one thing is certain: Norman Rockwell has become an iconic American painter. Born on February 3, 1894, Rockwell attended multiple art schools, finally settling into the New York Art Students League, founded by one of his major influences, Howard Pyle. He began his full-time career as an illustrator at the age of 18 and never imagined the pinnacle his art would reach, both as an illustrator and as an artist. At 19, he was the art director for Boy's Life (the magazine for Boy Scouts of America) and had already illustrated his first book. ...

ARTWORKS

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer 277694 Rockwell, Norman A Christmas Prayer 2012 17 3/4'' x 15 3/8'' Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" lower left. From ...

A Pictorial History of the United States Army

A Pictorial History of the United States Army Rockwell Norman A Pictorial History of the United States Army (Also known as To Make Men Free") 2012 20 3/16" x 13 1/2" Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" lower left. From the numbered edit...

A Time for Greatness

A Time for Greatness 280021 Rockwell, Norman A Time for Greatness 2012 18 3/4'' x 14 7/8'' Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" lower left. Fro...

Abraham Lincoln Delivering the Gettysberg Addre

Abraham Lincoln Delivering the Gettysberg Addre 279968 Rockwell, Norman Abraham Lincoln Delivering the Gettysberg Address 2012 19 9/16'' x 14'' Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authoriz...

Barefoot Boy Daydreaming

Barefoot Boy Daydreaming Rockwell Norman Barefoot Boy Daydreaming (Boy under Tree) 2005 26 1/2" x 23 1/2" sheet size 19 7/8" x 18" image size Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed with the printed facsimile signature lower right. Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" blind-stamp gold seal lower left and numbered. From the numbered edition of 750 (90 printer's proofs 150 Ro...

Bedside Manner

Bedside Manner Rockwell Norman Bedside Manner 2005 28" x 21 1/2" sheet size 20 3/8" x 15 7/8" image size Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed with the printed facsimile signature lower right. Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" blind-stamp gold seal lower left and numbered. From the numbered edition of 750 (90 printer's proofs 150 Roman numbered proofs and 9 p...

Before the Shot

Before the Shot 227800 Rockwell, Norman Before the Shot 2007 19'' x 19 1/2'' Lithograph in color on Rives paper. Signed with the printed facsimile signature, lower right. "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" blind-stamp gold seal, lower left and numbered. From the numbered edition of 350 (45 European artist...

Boy Reading of Adventure

Boy Reading of Adventure 280161 Rockwell, Norman Boy Reading of Adventure 2012 19'' x 14'' Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" lower left. From th...

Car Trip, The

Car Trip, The 119250 Jim Davis The Car Trip Garfield Meets Rockwell 2001 15 3/4'' x 13'' Offset lithograph in color on wove paper. Signed in pencil by Jim Davis. From the edition of 2500 (an artist's proof edition also exists).

Checkers

Checkers 279954 Rockwell, Norman Checkers 2012 15'' x 16 5/8'' Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate with the artist's estate authorized facsimile signature lower right. Also containing the gold seal of the "Norman Rockwell Authorized Estate" lower left. From the bon a tire...

NEWS

Election Day: Norman Rockwell Reminds Us of Our Freedoms

On Election Day in the United States, citizens head to the polls to decide who will lead the country using one of the most powerful forms of expression: voting. During this unprecedented presidential election, we are reminded both of the duties and freedoms we enjoy as Americans. The ability to express one’s views, thoughts and […]


It’s a Norman Rockwell Kind of Holiday

It’s that time of year again when fluffy white flakes and yuletide carols fill the sights and sounds of suburban Michigan. And just down the street from Park West Gallery’s Southfield location lies the historic little town of Franklin, twinkling with holiday spirit. Like it was yanked from a Christmas snow globe, downtown Franklin lights […]


An Election Day Tribute to Norman Rockwell

Perhaps no other artist is more closely associated with depicting the freedom of the American spirit than Norman Rockwell.


Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is currently hosting an exhibition featuring the private art collections of two of America’s best-known modern filmmakers.


Happy 116th Birthday Norman Rockwell!

To honor the most popular and well-known American artist of all time, today’s Google doodle incorporates an illustration by Norman Rockwell.


Honoring MLK Day: Norman Rockwell and the Civil Rights Movement

The article “Rockwell painted civil rights portraits, too,” challenges the popular belief that legendary illustrator and storyteller Norman Rockwell ignored racial and social issues.


Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

A landmark exhibition that sheds new light on Norman Rockwell’s art and artistry is on view at Norman Rockwell Museum.


Picturing Health: Norman Rockwell and the Art of Illustration

Gari Melchers Home and Studio is hosting the exhibition Picturing Health: Norman Rockwell and the Art of Illustration, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum.


Private Rockwell Collections of Lucas and Spielberg To Go Public

George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, two of America’s most successful filmmakers, have combined their collections of the art of Norman Rockwell, one of America’s most celebrated illustrators, for an upcoming exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.


Norman Rockwell: Fact and Fiction at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is pleased to present Norman Rockwell: Fact & Fiction.


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