Born in New York City in 1894, Norman Rockwell was an American illustrator and painter who left behind a tremendous legacy. He began his artistic career at the age of 17 and subsequently created over 320 covers for The Saturday Evening Post, which were widely celebrated for depicting American culture.
Rockwell’s works are notable for their depiction of vintage America, portraying ordinary people undergoing everyday experiences. His pieces reflected American family values and culture with homespun characters that resonated with audiences throughout the country. This contributed to his broad appeal and popularity within the United States.
Rockwell had a strong relationship with the Boy Scouts of America, contributing illustrations to their annual calendars over many years, which always incorporated picturesque landscapes or scenes representing traditional Scouts-related activities. In addition to painting, he also worked as an art teacher in various institutions such as The Art Students League of New York.
The artist passed away in Stockbridge, Massachusetts at age 84, leaving behind an extensive collection now worth millions that continues to fascinate those who admire his oeuvre. His works were characterized by their high level of technical detail and movement towards minimalist composition style in his later years. Today Norman Rockwell is considered one of the most important artists like Edward Hopper shaping American identity through storytelling imagery from the early-mid nineteen century on white canvases while being a prominent figure during this time period making a massive impact on how we perceive such artistic forms today.
All Norman Rockwell Artwork on Artchive
|The Connoisseur||1962||Oil on Canvas|
|Let's Give Him Enough and On Time||1942||Oil on Canvas|
|Girl with Black Eye||1953||Oil on Canvas|
|Triple Self-Portrait||1960||Oil on Canvas|
|Freedom from Fear||1943||Oil on Canvas|
|Freedom from Want||1943||Oil on Canvas|
|Freedom of Speech||1943||Oil on Canvas|
|Freedom to Worship||1943||Oil on Canvas|
|Shuffleton's Barbershop||1950||Oil on Canvas|
|Southern Justice (Murder in Mississippi)||1965||Oil on Canvas|
|Art Critic||1955||Oil on Canvas|
|Girl at Mirror||1954||Oil on Canvas|
|New Television Antenna||1949||Oil on Canvas|
|No Swimming||1921||Oil on Canvas|
|Rosie the Riveter||1943||oil|
|The Runaway||1958||Oil on Canvas|