Norman Rockwell Prints

Written by Serena Berger
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Norman Rockwell prints are deeply associated with the American identity. For over forty years, Rockwell painted covers for The Saturday Evening Post, thus circulating his work to people all over the country. Norman Rockwell prints include countless vignettes of American families, couples, and warm scenes embracing the simple pleasures of life with an obvious deep affection for his subjects.

Children are a popular subject in Rockwell's work, as seen in paintings such as Flying High and Pride of Parenthood. He depicted children in all manner of activities in which they would participate, from walking home with arms full of books to playing with their pets. These images resonate with the joy and innocence of childhood and are often hung by families with young children.

One of the more popular Norman Rockwell prints is a portrait of President Lincoln, in which the artist depicts the image of Lincoln (from the Lincoln Memorial) rising above both a city skyline and a rural tableau. Rockwell also painted some of the most important leaders of the last century, including Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson, as well as Nassar and Nehru. These portraits were not only artistically masterful but also of political significance.

Norman Rockwell Prints for Interior Design

There are a number of Norman Rockwell prints that have been turned into popular prints for interior design. Some of his charming and whimsical portraits like After the Prom and Prom Dress are beloved by many young women. Some prints of his work are actual Saturday Evening Post covers, including the title; if you want to decorate your home with truly classic vintage art, you can't get much more appropriate than the work of Norman Rockwell.


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