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Norman Rockwell

[American Illustrator, 1894-1978]

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Rockwell is terrific. It's become too tedious to pretend he isn't.
- New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl,
quoted in Art News, September 1999

 


 
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Original works by Norman Rockwell available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteNorman Rockwell at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Information about a 2009 exhibition

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteNational Museum of American Illustration, Newport, Rhode Island

Notable SiteThe Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York
Beech-Nut Gum Girl and Policeman, 1937

Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
Soda Jerk, 1952

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms: Paintings that Inspired a Nation

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Rosie the Riveter, 1943

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Rebel at Gunpoint

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Norman Rockwell in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Art at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Norman Rockwell at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Richard M. Nixon

Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York
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Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
The County Agricultural Agent

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

State Museums of Florence, Italy
Triple Self-portrait, 1960

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Museum Collections
Glen Canyon Dam

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteNorman Rockwell in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteNorman Rockwell at CGFA

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Faeries at LaLa's Land
Springtime

Flickr Photo Sharing
World War II poster: Freedom of Speech

Humanities Web

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Norman Rockwell Connection

American Art Archives

Fabio Feminò Fantascienza (in Italian)  
2 paintings

FBI Art Theft Program
Boy Holding Screaming Baby, and Waiting for the Art Editor

FBI Art Theft Program
Russian Schoolroom

FBI Art Theft Program
Details of 3 paintings stolen in Minnesota and recovered in Brazil

PBS
Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Norman Rockwell  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Gary Cooper as 'The Texan', 1930

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

PBS
"An American Life"

Resource Library Magazine
Cover Story -- Norman Rockwell's America

Resource Library Magazine
Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People

Resource Library Magazine

The Village Voice
"Middle Americana", 2001 article by Jerry Saltz

Time Magazine
"The Rembrandt of Punkin Crick", 1978 article by Robert Hughes

Vanity Fair Magazine
"Norman Rockwell's American Dream"


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Norman Rockwell: Storyteller With A Brush


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The Best of Norman Rockwell


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The Wit & Humor of Norman Rockwell


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American Memories


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Norman Rockwell: A Life


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Norman Rockwell Adventures


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Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People


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Norman Rockwell: 332 Magazine Covers


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Norman Rockwell's Faith of America


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Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms: Images That Inspire a Nation


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Norman Rockwell & the Saturday Evening Post: The Early Years


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Norman Rockwell: The Artist and His Work


 
 
 
 
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