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Jun 19, 2016

Berkshire Museum claims one Norman Rockwell painting in its collection

Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield Massachusetts features one original Norman Rockwell painting, Shuffletons Barbershop

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May 02, 2016

Rockwell's print for gas

I have two prints of Norman Rockwell one Courting at midnight on left side says 8 of 10 in pencil,also a 1930 print Home from Vacation They are odd Size's

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Nov 27, 2015

Norman Rockwell Four Freedoms Cherry Secretary Desk Now on eBay

Never seen one for sale before - wow! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Norman-Rockwell-Four-Freedoms-Litho-Panels-Stanley-Ltd-Ed-Cherry-Secretary-Desk-/391326969328?hash=item5b1ce7adf0:g:BnYAAOSwt6ZWUkN

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Oct 20, 2015

The painting is at the St. Louis Art Museum

I just noticed that the description says the location of the original painting is unknown. I actually just saw it today, which is partly why I looked it

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Oct 19, 2015

An "Orange Crush"

I actually have a framed signed by Norman Rockwell print of An Orange Crush I have no idea the worth, I have also two others however I have given them

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Jul 28, 2015

I have a painting of The Saturday Evening Post copyright 1949 The Curtis Publishing Company (The Umpires by Norman Rockwell

It was my grandpas and hes had it before I was born. That was over 34 years ago. It was handed down to me when he passed away last year. It reminds me

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Jul 22, 2015

My father

The male model in this picture is George F Scannell, my father. He was a neighbor of Mr Rockwell's in New Rochelle, NY and also appears in Sailor, Home

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Jul 20, 2015

Coincidence and Memories

Having always liked the art of Norman Rockwell, I never thought kindly about those critics whose main objection was that his work was too much like a photograph

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Jun 05, 2015

My Mom, the Cheerleader

The cheerleader on the left is my mom, Carolyn Rowell, who lived in Arlington, VT at the time. She is still alive today and living in New Hampshire. This

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May 13, 2015

Arranging a date.

This picture reminds me so much of 1964 when I was a member of the US Navy and home for Christmas leave from my destroyer which was out of Newport, RI.

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Apr 20, 2015

The Problem We All Live With, Norman Rockwell Look Cover from 9/25/1964

The Problem We All Live With, the Classic Norman Rockwell Look Favorite from January 14, 1964

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Apr 09, 2015

Norman Rockwell Advertising Art 1920 to 1924

Norman Rockwell Advertising Art was a huge body of important work

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Apr 08, 2015

Doctor and Doll, by Norman Rockwell, the Saturday Evening Post Cover from 3/29/1929

Doctor and Doll, the Classic Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Favorite from March 29, 1929

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Apr 06, 2015

Pittsburg Outfielders

Two of the three Pittsburg outfielders depicted in Rockwell's illustrated cover for the April 23, 1949 Saturday Evening Post were not actually Major League

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Apr 06, 2015

Rosie The Riveter, Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Cover 1943

Rosie The Riveter, the Classic Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Favorite from May 29, 1943

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Mar 23, 2015

Cellist and Little Girl Dancing, Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Cover 1923

Cellist and Little Girl Dancing, the Classic Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Favorite from February 3, 1923

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Mar 22, 2015

The Grandma and Grandpa I'm STILL searching for!

I have a print or ? of The Old Couple. I have spent MANY hours on the computer, looking in books, and talking to many people. Every time I think I get

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Jan 13, 2015

Norman Rockwell Museum is Still Alive

The owner of the Voyageur Inn in Reedsburg bought the Norman Rockwell collection when the museum closed and has most of it lining the walls of the Inn.

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Nov 30, 2014

A light haired woman will cross your path

Owner: I own this painting and am currently having it restored. I would very much like to find the actual magazine cover. 2014 update: See the restored

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Sep 28, 2014

Thats my Mom.

That was my Mom (Cathy Smith) who was the model for that picture. As she tells it Mr. Rockwell came out on the play ground and looked at a bunch of

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Aug 15, 2014

Man Reading Thermometer, the 01/17/1920 Norman Rockwell Literary Digest cover

Man Reading Thermometer, the Norman Rockwell Literary Digest cover from January 17, 1920

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Jun 17, 2014

Shirley Morse Baker

I am the model for the lady in the red suit. I was a junior at Bennington High School, Bennington, Vermont when I posed for this painting. It was awesome

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Jun 17, 2014

Polley voos Fransay

My grandfather posed for this painting at his house in New Rochelle he had him put on a Army uniform but my Grandfather was actually in the Navy at the

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Jun 17, 2014

"1949 Four Seasons" Norman Rockwell Calendar

Unfortunately, I have no story. My grandfather Graced the wall to right of his beautiful fireplace, I learned as a young child to view and reflect upon

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Jun 17, 2014

Travel Experience My Life

In 1943 on a long four day train trip when I was between nine and ten, my Mother and I traveled from Oklahoma to Arizona to join my father. The train

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Mar 10, 2014

My mom's painting.

My mom have a painting of this but it doesn't have all the wording on it. She's had it for quite a while now. My grandfather gave it to her years before

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Jan 29, 2014

IT DEFINITELY IS NOT RACIST

Roughly, 15 or more years ago Amtrak was looking into the possibility of using Boy In Dining Car. as an advertisement. Since a heavy weight diner is shown

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Jan 29, 2014

I know the model.

That's Mrs. Burrow! I remember her telling me about this session with the great master and how they went shopping for the dress with her mother. At the

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Dec 25, 2013

A Christmas Gift

I found the magazine where this painting of Santa and the little girl along with a poem, entitled A Christmas Gift by Donald R. Sholtz, President, Norman

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Dec 25, 2013

"Santa and Expense Book"

I just puchased a 2ft by 1ft approximately, it's an exact ceramic replica of the pictured Santa & Expense Book I just noticed it is marked in right hand

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Dec 02, 2013

"Why I oughta..."

I can remember the days when an innocent gesture of kindness would spark such turn of events. The, Johnny and Suzy, sittin' in a tree.. from the bully

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Dec 02, 2013

Sad news

The sailor in this wonderful painting is a gentleman by the name of Leo Maguire. He is a great man and a friend of my family. Unfortunately, I learned

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Nov 03, 2013

Freedom from Fear by Norman Rockwell inside The Saturday Evening Post 3/13/1943

Freedom from Fear, one of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms paintings, appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on March 13,1943 and inspired America

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Nov 03, 2013

The Flirts, Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Cover 1941

The Flirts, the Classic Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Favorite from July 26, 1941

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Nov 03, 2013

Freedom of Speech by Norman Rockwell inside The Saturday Evening Post 2/20/1943

Freedom of Speech, one of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms paintings, appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on February 20,1943 and inspired America

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Nov 03, 2013

Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms Series From The Saturday Evening Post

Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms series in The Saturday Evening Post in 1943 inspired America during World War II

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Nov 03, 2013

Four Freedoms Speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Norman Rockwell's inspiration

Here is the Four Freedoms speech by Franklin D Roosevelt that inspired Norman Rockwell to paint his famous Four Freedoms series

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Nov 03, 2013

Freedom to Worship by Norman Rockwell inside The Saturday Evening Post 2/27/1943

Freedom to Worship, one of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms paintings, appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on February 27, 1943 and inspired America

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Nov 03, 2013

Freedom from Want, Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving Painting

Freedom from Want, one of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms paintings, appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on March 6, 1943 and inspired America

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Aug 30, 2013

Baker Diet

I have a print of this illustration; it appears on a mirror. Is it possible the pic was printed on the mirror? The frame appears to be old, so I did not

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Doctor and the Doll
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Before the Shot
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Game Called Because of Rain
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Game Called Because of Rain (Three Umpires)
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No Swimming
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Puppy Love
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