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Norman Rockwell

 (1894 - 1978)
Norman Rockwell was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Norman Rockwell is known for magazine illustration-genre, figure, portrait.

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Artist Bulletins for Norman Rockwell

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Norman Rockwell laser art 1927 silver
Belen Durfee (04/23/2015)
I have a Norman Rockwell Dreams of a long Ago in silver laser art can anyone tell me how much this cost? I can't find anything like it on ebay or anywhere else

Norman Rockwell Preliminary idea sketch of John F. Kennedy for the painting
Gary Piazza (06/07/2014)
We have a Preliminary idea sketch by Norman Rockwell of John F. Kennedy that was the sketch/study for the painting. I want to know more about the provenance. We traced it back to the LA area of California in the 1980's, but need to know who owned it before that and any other information that I can find.

looking out to sea drawing
Randy (09/07/2013)
Kathy,I have acquired one of these also and the picture has more birds than the orig. does anyone have an answer

Flowers In Tender Bloom on silver
Ron Arlotta (07/31/2013)
I have this print that appears to be done on silveright above the m in tiny black letterdr. it is about 19" wide and 16"high. and the flower stem lays across his name in Block Letters. Above the "M" in tiny lettersappears to be a circle underneath is B&B below that is U.S.A. it can be seen with a magnifying glass. Can anyone give e some help.

original pencil drawing by Norman Rockwell
c block (03/17/2013)
I would like to know about a pencil drawing called " christmas" from the collection of Massachusets Mutual Life Ins. Co. can not find any info.

Determine Value of Norman Rockwell Artist Proof
Paul F. (11/05/2012)
Could anyone tell me the value of an artist proof that I bid on and won during the first PBS/Channel 13 auction held on NYC in 1973. It was donated to PBS for auction by a personal friend of Norman Rockwell who owned a gallery in Booth Bay Maine and had been given it as a gift by the artist. It is a black and white lithograph,approx. 13+inch. square, of a Doctor examining,with a stethoscope, a young bare chested boy sitting on the examining table. It was an advertisement done for The Massachusetts Mutual Ins. Co of Springfield Mass.It is signed in pencil in the bottom right corner Norman Rockwell and there is the a/p in the left corner.Any help to determine its value would be appreciated.

RE: 1953 print father reading to daughter
darlene (05/09/2012)
To Susan re 1953 print: go to click on prints and then black and white prints. Your print is on page 5. I still can't even find the title to the print I have posted. Hope this helps you susan

What your Norman Rockwell is worth ?
Slappy (01/23/2012)
Your paintings value is whatever someone else is willing to pay you for it. If it's a Norman Rockwell Original, meaning that the medium being pencil, ink or paint was actually applied to the object by Norman Rockwell himself. 95[[][%]] of the plates out their aren't worth any more than the one's you eat your dinner off of every evening. Even if they're numbered or have a Certificate of Authenticity. It's a piece of art, if you don't find it appealing and it has no intrinsic value, it's worthless to you so you seek out it's extrinsic value which is again, whatever someone else is willing to pay you for it. Throw it up on or with a price you think it's worth. If it is indeed a collectors item you should get market value which is usually somewhere between what you wanted for it and what someone is willing to give you for it. I have two Norman Rockwell pieces myself. The Piano Player that I find cool but I can part with it and get decent money for it because of it's nice matte finish and simple but nice frame. The other I just find fascinating and find something new every time I look at it. For instance, just now I noticed that cross dressing black man in the picture has a lack of pigmentation on the inside of his hands as in real life. He's a traveling horse back salesman and his black horse has a funny hat on just like he does. He's trying to sell a funny hat to a lady and her daughter is peeking out from behind her Mother at the black guy like she had never seen a cross dressing negro before. Relax, that's the term they used back then. There's also two geese and a bunch of little baby geese. I wnder why they're not chickens ? I just noticed he only has a thumb and 3 fingers on his hand which just adds to my love of this painting. It's also a raised painting on nice paper stock. If anyone needs an appraisal you can contact me at

identify signed print
Juliet (08/30/2011)
I have an unusual signed print of Norman Rockwell's that I can't identify. It seems to be a father wtih his son and daughter on a wooden row boat that is on rough seas. The daughter looks seasick and the son looks as if he is trying to steady the boat. If anyone has information on this print I would love to know something about it.

Information Please
Dan (08/15/2011)
I have a Norman Rockwell print that I am trying to get some information on.The print is of the Doctor and the Doll. There is no writing or letters on it except for the red lettered Norman Rockwell in the lower right hand corner. It's 11 x 14 in size, on the back of the print there is a paragraph that is titled Four Seasons Calendar: Grandpa and Me, and at the bottom center the number 20. I imagine that could be the number of a page, but the print does not look like it came from a book or anything because there is no binding or cut anywhere. Any information on this piece would be greatly appreciated Thank you!

Schmidt City Club Beer Four Color Lithograph 16/3000
Kelly Rutan (11/20/2010)
Hello all, I need your help.I have the certified Documentation on this print that was transferred onto lithographic plates. I also have a letter that Norman wrote to this lady and signed. He also signed a postcard with his picture on it. The problem is that I cannot find this print on the internet anywhere and have no idea what the value of all of this. Can somebody please provide me with some information on this. Thanks so much,

Saying Grace
mitch (04/11/2010)
In the painting "Saying Grace" His son Jarvis is listed as one of two toughs. I believe the other one to be my father (he died at age 34) How can I find out for sure. mh Jersey City

nick (12/06/2009)
What does nr mean on a lithograph

Painting Titles
Steve (05/01/2009)
This seems to be a somewhat common issue: Does anyone know of a website/source for actual titles of Rockwell paintings, assuming they all have titles?

Norman Rockwell
dale grahme (04/03/2009)
did Norman Rockwell paint on matted canvas.please help

why was norman rockwell nicknamed mooney?
angel (04/02/2009)
i need to know why he was called mooney....

hucker berry finn portfolio 3 canvas Paintings
ray (01/17/2009)
I have an Heritage Press 12x18 portfolio with three Huckleberry Finn paintings in it. They are on a canvas type board and have NR in the corner of each. Can anyone tell me about these. I love them and would like to have answers when people ask questions. Thank you very much!

Medium used by Norman Rockwell in his painting titled "An Orange Crush".
Catherine Archbold (01/13/2009)
I would like to know what medium Norman Rockwell used in painting his illustration titled "An Orange Crush." He did this painting in 1921.

norman rockwell "the cobbler"
Lamonte Shockley (11/16/2008)
I want to know what is the value of the grade teacher full magazine Rockwell,s " the Cobbler". I have the full magazine.It is the september 1945 issue

Policeman with Boys
scott wampler (10/19/2008)
The drawing of policeman with boys.. the officer is chief william obanhein the boy nearest is robert mackie, i have reason to believe my grandpop is one of the other boys. does anyone know where and when (yr) the drawing was done?

I need the value of a plate I found at a yard sale.
Pat Freese (10/08/2008)
I have a plate that is numbered in the only limited edition of "Standing in the doorway" by Norman Rockwell,Seventh issue in the Rockwell's Rediscovered Women Collection. It was made in an edition strictly limited to one hundred fifty firing days and certified as a "true Rodkwell Classic" by the Rockwell Society of America. It has a Bradex number 84-R70-4.7 Could anyone tell me the value of this plate or where I might find the value. Thanks a bunch...

Value of Solid Cooper Plates By Norman Rockwell
Mandi (09/30/2008)
I have Solid copper plates with Buttergirl on it. I was wondering if anyone knows the value of it? Thanks alot.

1922 Boy with puppies figurine.
Nick (09/19/2008)
Iv looked all over for the Boy With Puppies figures but all i get are oil paintings of it. Does anyone know about the figure?

norman rockwell lith 1969
jenny (09/06/2008)
I purchased a Norman Rockwell litho. In the left hand corner it says 1969 from the estate of Norman Rockwell. I do not know the name, but it has a chair with a basket of flowers, blue tennis shoes below and a bird sitting in a doorway. Can you give me any idea of its value or name. I would appreciate hearing from you

"a girl and her doll", 1986 the curtis publishing company
kristen (08/23/2008)
I found a doll that has looks exactly the same as the Norman Rockwell, A Girl and her doll. The clothes are fantastic condition as well as the porcelain face. Everything is soo darn beautiful, down to the felted gloves. I was just going to use it and kind of destroy it as I do... I am beginning to feel that is not such a good idea... Any ideas out there, before I do this... The doll is missing her doll and had I believe from the picture I saw.... Thanks much!- Kristen

Norman Rockwell ARtist Proof
joyce (08/15/2008)
I have a Rockwell lithograph signed in pencil in the lower right and marked A/P lower left. It's the Angel Fitting litho done for Mass. Life. All the others I've seen have Roman numerals on them. T his one does not. Does anyone know anything about these? Thank you, Joyce

the studies of gilrhood
angela (08/11/2008)
I am trying to find the value of norman rockwell's 'Studies of Girlhood.' It is a set of 8 plates in beautiful condition, no chips or anything with documentation verifying they are the real thing.

Baby's First Step Figurine
john (08/06/2008)
Does anyone have an idea what the value is on a Norman Rockwell figurine "Baby's first step" issued in the early 80's? Excellent condition...

Unknown Norman Rockwell Painting?
G.V.B. (07/02/2008)
I have a Watercolor Painting on board signed N.R. 1923 and the more I study it-the more it looks like it could be Norman Rockwell. Group of Children. Did he always sign with his full name? If it is him-it would have been done very early in his career. Let me know your thoughts.

president eisenhower
zeddlin (06/16/2008)
found behind a thalia shipp watercolor. any ideas????

Value of two items
Diane Rajzer (06/15/2008)
Can someone please tell me what the value to these items are: l. A canvas print of the Barber Shop Quartet 2. a 75th Anniversary canvas reproduction of "The Toy Maker". It has a Certificate of Authenticity from the Norman Rochwell Gallery and a number A1063 from a limited edition of 25,000. I have been trying to research this with no success. Thank you for your help!

Norman Rockwell Lithographs
Jane Bilby (06/11/2008)
Can someone give me the estimated value of a Norman Rockwell lithograph. 1. Tom Sawyer, Dog & Beetle (Church) 2. Tom Sawyer, Sneaking Out (Window) Both numbers prints. Thanks for your help.

value of Norman Rockwell print
Vicki Grass (06/09/2008)
Can someone give me the estimated value of a Norman Rockwell lithograph. It's a picture of a little boy pouring medicine into a spoon for his puppy which is lying in a crate beside him. I believe it's called Puppy Love. The print was printed by Brown & Bigelow and left corner says Published exclusively for Arthur A Kaplan Co. Inc. NYC 1212M. Perfect condition. Has been in frame for years. Thanks for your help!

Emily Howell (06/08/2008)
I have Norman Rockwell plates that i am trying to find the value of.

1954 figurine
Barbara (06/01/2008)
I would like to find out the value of 1954 figurine - Young Man's Fancy- excellant condition -- any advise is appreciated - thanks

Wedgefield Pictures
Bob Miller (05/17/2008)
Have two prints of Boston landmarks and on the back it merely says Wedgefield Pictures Stock number X20... want to find out about the prints and how to determine their age.

Huck Finn Portfolio - 3 canvas Paintings
Carol (04/23/2008)
I have an Heritage Press 12x18 portfolio with three Huckleberry Finn paintings in it. They are on a canvas type board and have NR in the corner of each. Can anyone tell me about these. I love them and would like to have answers when people ask questions. Thank you very much!

Un signed Rockwell?
Barry Smith (04/20/2008)
Grandfather bought an unsigned original oil that was said to be a Norman Rockwell. It depicts and man with a beard sitting at at bar table with glass, A taller man is standing over him waiting to pour whiskey in the glass. It is as though he is waiting to see how many fingers of drink the customer wants. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I would appreciate any comments or informationas to where I can get specific help in identification. Grandfather paid $1000, for the painting in the 1950's. Thank you.

Four Ages of Love prints
Vickie Ward (04/02/2008)
I, too have several print sets of "Four Ages of Love". Part of them are numbered 1-50 of 350 and others are A/P. They all have his name stamped on them. Size if 18x24.I've gotten appraisels from $5.00 per picture to $125.00 per set. Like Liz, I can't get much information on them as to the value. Open for ideas. Thanks

norman rockwell
michelle (03/04/2008)
does anyone know what the best norman rockwell figurines. i know lots made them but is there a manufacture i should be looking for

Norman Rockwell painted plates
roxy tucker (02/23/2008)
I ran into a gentlemen who has over 150-170 painted plates. They're from 5 different painters. One of them being Norman Rockwell. They were his wifes plates and they're about 20 years old. They are still in there original boxes. He doesn't know a thing about computers and wanted me to research for him and see how much they'd be worth. He has a list of the plates. Along with the number on the plate, and the painter. If you could get back to me, so i could give him some feed back, that would be great!

Norman Rockwell
MariKay (02/03/2008)
I have a 1953 Brown & Bigelow print of a white haired couple facing each other drinking tea. Don't know the name of the painting. It is numbered 108/350. Any information?

Norman Rockwell Painting?
Tamara (01/30/2008)
I have a landscape painting. It has mountains in the background with lots of trees and a little stream that runs from the mountains into a pond. On the bottom right corner it is signed Rockwell. No first name...just Rockwell. Could this be a Norman Rockwell painting?

David Rees (01/28/2008)
I have a Artist Proof of Buttercup. Any information would be appreciated

Norman Rockwell picture
diana v (01/20/2008)
I have a picture it looks like a 3 D picture, it has a little boy w/ blue shirt w/rolled up jeans and bare foot playing the fluit he is leaning behind a little girl w/white dress and there is a bush behind them and there are animals in it,there's 2 of each turtles,rabbits,raccoon butterflies,dragonflies,lambs,deers,ducks,birds,2 fox's sticking there head out of the bush.Do you know the value of it?Thank You.

boat lithograph
elisheba (01/05/2008)
I have a lithograph of which I cannot find any information. It is a boat with a young (maybe teenage or a bit older)girl sitting in a pink scarf, a middle aged man holding the rudder leaning over and almost into her. The man is facing a young (ten years or so)boy, who is wearing only shorts, has his fists balled up and is ready to fight the man. The girl looks very sad or upset as though the man has done something to her and the boy appears ready to defend her. The colors are very muted, only a bright orange stripe on the boat on top and bottom. It is very strange because it doesn't carry any of the usual Rockwell emotions or scenes. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.

norman rockwell painted my uncle
coleen quinn (01/03/2008)
I am trying to obtain a copy of it for my father's 70th birthday this year- as my uncle is now deceased. My uncle was born in 1942 and the painting was done when he was about 3-6 years it was painted between 1945-1951. it was in one of the Westchester newspapers-possibly the Standard Sun. My dad only remembers my uncle, a basket, and another girl. It was possibly a laundry basket, or a bucked. Any help you can give me is greatly appreciated. I was told that it was possibly done as an advertisement.... Thank you!

Norman Rockwell
Vickie Watkins (12/29/2007)
I have a Norman Rockwells Runaway print and another famous one, by a company called Able Art. Their process was to bond the prints to chipboard, their finematboards were double mounted,they used float glass, andhighquality frames. Each picture was individually assembled by trained craftsman. Do you knowanything about the company, can't seem to find anything about it. The company was in Bensenville Illinois the print is a 1978 print. I retreived this info off the back of the picture.

cant find print
shawna martin (12/26/2007)
looking for norman rockwell picture of doctor looking at little girl and she has her dress pulled up with chicken pox or some sort of rash. does anyone know this pictures

1972 litho knuckles down
Cynthia (12/15/2007)
I have no#9565 of Knuckles Down, It was given to me and I love it because my cousins and I use to play marbles when we were kids

rockwell painting on oil cloth
Lynn (12/10/2007)
i am interested in finding out more on an rockwell oil cloth painting. it was done in 1954 and it depicts a little girl looking into a mirror thanks for any help

Helping Mother Rockwell Plate
Linda (12/01/2007)
Does anyone have any information about this plate. The picture is a mother standing over a boy threading a needle, it is a Rockwell picture. On the back I Helping Mother by Norman Rockwell Cerami Corner 1981

The traveling salesman-rockwell
Jer (11/29/2007)
Norman Rockwell "The Traveling Salesman" Brown & Bigelow 1962,pencil A/P & numbered on the back on 19x26 thick vintage looking paper. Does anyone know the estimate value of this A/P, numbered & framed art?

Looking for a print from a calendar - not sure if it is by Norman Rockwell
Lisa T. (11/25/2007)
I would love to know the name of a print that may have been done by Norman Rockwell. The print has a young boy milking a cow with his sister standing behind him...while the boy is milking the cow he squirts a tiger striped cat that is watching him milk the cow. I am told that this print came from a calendar not sure what year. It could be in the 50's or 60's. I would appreciate any information from what I have described. A name or a website where I could view or find out more would be helpful.

april fools
Michael (10/27/2007)
I have a question about a signed print I just purchased that has a gallery sticker with the gallery propriater's signiture on the back, stating the print is authentic. It has a reversed norman rockwell name in front right lower corner, yet the "april fool" word on the pot belly stove is in the right direction. It has a penciled signiture by norman rockwell in the white surrounding matt on the front lower right corner. On the gallery plate on the back, it has #5. What do you think? Please let me know--Michael

Norman Rockwell canvas reprint
Mark Downing (10/01/2007)
I just bought at a auction a canvas print of Knuckles Down .It is dated 1972 curtis publishing Donald Art co.Does anyone know anything about this?It is a 12by14 inch.

bcd (08/11/2007)

Norman Rockwell
chisa (08/06/2007)
I have a bunch of limited edition norman rockwell plates. Are they worth anything?

unknown identity rockwell lithograph
linda L (07/19/2007)
I have a norman rockwell listhograph that i cannot find any information on anywhere. It has a wooden chair with flowers in the seat and gardening gloves and a pair of old shoes in floor. this is unusual because there are no people in the picture. Does anyone know the title , in the left hand corner it says 1969 estate of norman rockwell. it is well matted and anciently framed and i do not want to mess that up. i found it at a goodwill store.

Set of Six Norman Rockwell Prints - Boyscouts
Alex D (07/18/2007)
My question for you, would be. I have a unique set of prints for Norman Rockwell. It's a set of 6 all of the scenes are BoyScout scenes. Really colorful pictures. They are come in a vanilla envelope. Large envelope, with a history of Norman Rockwell on the front and a great big picture of his head. I was wondering what year they came from and what edition they are. I have spent almost 10 trying to find this information and someone said if anyone would know it would be you guys, that your the authority on the prints. I oringinally had a letter from a boyscout leader that went with it but have lost it somewere in a move. Thank you in advance for any information you can help me with.

norman rockell
terri o (07/06/2007)
I actually have the original cover of the April fools cover for Norman Rockwell. On the the back of pic is an advertisment for a lead pen. If anyone knows of this please e-mail me back. Thank you very much, terri O

norman rockwell scouting plate dated 1963
doreen cuthbertson (06/24/2007)
can anyone tell me anything about a limited edition plate "A Good Sign All Over the World" scouting plate by Norman Rockwell No 1640 given to me over 20 years ago by an elderly uncle in Scotland

Information on Norman Rockwell Litho
D.Seay (06/08/2007)
I acquired a Norman Rockwell lithograph that appears to be on fairly thick canvas at a garage sale. The lithograph has the look and texture of an actual painting but it has litho in U.S.A. printed on the bottom and 1972 Curtis Publishing Co/Published by Donald Art Co, Inc NY No.10879. Is this a find? Can someone please help? Please email me

Information needed on untitled Norman Rockwell plates.
Cindy Palmer (06/02/2007)
I have three untitled 6 to 7 inch Norman Rockwell plates. One is of a man with a beard holding his grandkids on a bench while they sleep after a day at the carnival.They have a ferris wheel in the background and the grandfather is holding balloons. The other is of an old man with white hair and beard looking outside in a snowstorm reading his thermometer and holding a pipe. The last is a young man and lady riding a horse carrying a picnic basket, and has hay stacks& old farm house is in the back.. he is trying to keep his hat on, she is wearing a blue dress & bonnet,and is barefoot.. I have never seen any Norman Rockwell plates untitled and small as these. They are all signed on the front of the plate and have gold rims. They have nothing written on the back except a sign of a bird and Japan fine porcelain. I would really like to find out how old they are and if they are worth anything....Can anyone tell help me with this? CindyP

Norman Rockwell - Lithograph
Jason (05/27/2007)
I have a Norman Rockwell lithograph that appears to be on fairly thick canvas. The lithograph has the look and texture of an actual painting but it has litho in U.S.A. printed on the bottom. There is no signature and no numbers with the exception of this printed by machine on the bottom - NO NR1 . I cannot find any information about this picture (gone fishing) and it is becoming very frustrating. Can someone please help?

Beer stein
Rhonda (05/19/2007)
I just bought a large beer stein that has a norman rockwell print of Dreams of Long Ago on one side and Gary Cooper on the other. Does anyone know anything about this?

norman rockwell
mahek (04/10/2007)
can somebody tell me what medium did rockwell used in his painting ? thanks, mahek pethani

I dont know if its an original or not
jody (03/14/2007)
I bought a picture about 9 yrs ago from an antique shop it has four men fly fishing and there is a dog tugging at one of the mens jackets,the man fishing also has a pipe in his mouth,the back of the picture fram is sealed shut with tan paper so I can not tell what I have,does anyone have an idea what I might have? Thank You Jody

i need your help on the name of my print
CATHY (03/06/2007)
i have a norman rockwell print on the back of another print by a different artist,its a picture of a hunting dog by a fence, the rockwell on the back is a picture of an ederly lady painting a potrait of a man and on the wall are family potrairt theres also a statue of a lady or a doll a paint dan that says pratt-la with a star in middle the number 613 and floor varnish mahog on the paint can at the bottom it says "s1" or "61" cant really see the frame is covering part of it also it is outlined in a antigue looking painted border int he corner is a horse or da dog with wings any ideas its amazing that it has the other print onthe other side

Stolen Rockwell oil
Bill Burtis (03/04/2007)
Around 1981 I was working at Lucien's Old Tavern in Berlin, NJ. There was an original Rockwell in a glass case of a woman darning a flag. (circa:1921?) The place burned down (arson) and no trace of the painting or its expensive glass frame were found. Has there ever been a recovery? I have since seen the painting in a variety of art books.

Information on Norman Rockwell's painting titled "An Orange Crush".
Catherine Archbold (01/23/2007)
I would like to know what medium Norman Rockwell used in his painting titled "An Orange Crush".

identification of Rockwell print
Bonnie Medina (01/19/2007)
I have an old Norman Rockwell print that I can't find anywhere in my searches.It is approx. 12x16 and is of a family of three sitting at the table asking grace. The child is a young boy..the adults could possibly be grandparents,as there is a cane lying on the floor next to the mans chair. There is some writing beneath the cane but it looks almost as if it a foreign language. The picture has little color other than a golden brown with blacks and greys for clothing, furniture etc. NORMAN ROCKWELL is printed in bottem left corner. Anyone know anything about this work?

im looking for a painting
bridget (09/28/2006)
My boyfriend said he loves this one painting by rockwell, but neither one of us know the name or can find it on the the internet its off a young boy and old gentlemen at the vietnam wall can someone help us?

2 boys and dog downhill sledding
Laura (07/13/2006)
I have tried for 3 years to get some info on painting I purchased that is unlike any pictures I have researched, The painting is charming and makes everyone smile. Any info you could share would be welcome!

Rockwell Artist's Proofs
Vivien Hessel (12/07/2005)
I would like to know if anyone has come across artist's proofs that are not signed by the artist, but signed in the plate, and were printed by Atiller Hinte? Any help is appreciated.

Norman Rockwell question
George (09/15/2005)
Can anyone tell me if Norman Rockwell had the name DUKE, as a nick name in his earlier years?

April Fools lithographs
Marty (09/09/2005)
I have a pencil signed artist's proof of one of the April Fool's Day Post covers (I believe it is from 1943) that I purchased at Elayne Galleries in Minneapolis (from which a number of Rockwell lithos were stolen and recovered). It is huge (maybe 42" square or larger) and well-framed and a very interesting conversation piece. I recall seeing a list of the errors or mistakes in each of the 3 or 4 April Fool's paintings and would like to know if any one has a reference as to where these lists can be located. Also, is there a way to evaluate the worth of mine signed AP litho? Thanks for any information. Marty

Norman Rockwell
Janet DiGiacomo (07/16/2005)
I have a letter written to me by Norman Rockwell dated January 9,1973. The letter is typed, but signed in felt tip pen. It is short and sweet in reply to my "fan" letter. I was just wondering if it is of any interest to anyone.

Rare Norman Rockwell
Iris Lefkoff-Salmins (04/22/2004)
In 1974 a client of mine bought a painting at an auction that her congregation had to raise money. One day, more recently, a friend of hers who is an artist got curious about the artist of the “unsigned” painting. They removed enough paint to see that in fact there as a signature. My client gave the painting to my husband who is does fine art restoration. He uncovered the entire signature… Norman Rockwell! We asked some of our clients who are fine art dealers what to do with it. They recommended the Illustration House in N.Y. We drove the painting up and after many months, the painting has been authenticated! It is going to be auctioned next month. This is a rarity, an unpublished painting reflecting the time he spent in Spain. I would be happy to answer any questions and please feel free to publish or give out my E-mail address. My best E-mail address is Iris Lefkoff-Salmins

Gwen (12/09/2003)
I know Norman Rockwell was in the Navy and liked other cultures, but did he have any other interests? if so, can you please contact me? Thank you.

Stolen Rockwells Found
Loranth Projects (12/13/2001) reported the following today "The FBI announced that the last of seven Norman Rockwell paintings stolen from a Minneapolis art gallery 23 years ago have been recovered from Brazil and will be returned to their owner. The works were stolen from Elayne Galleries during an exhibition in 1978. One of the paintings, "Spirit of '76," depicts an Edison, N.J., Boy Scout troop marching down a dirt road carrying drums and an American flag. A second work, "So Much Concern," shows Scouts tending to a sapling. The third, "A Hasty Retreat," depicts two shoeless men and a dog running past a "No swimming" sign."

Rockwell Traces? (09/25/2001)
A recent show about the art of Norman Rockwell aired on Public Television and reviewed his use of the camera and projector; evdiently,Rockwell photographed scene, projected the photograph onto his canvas, then traced the outline. I am interested in knowing if this fact in any way diminishes anyone's esteen for his work.

Dr. Campbell Dead...
Mary Webb (05/17/2001)
This item appeared in today 5/16/2001 STOCKBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS.- Dr. Donald E. Campbell, a doctor who appeared in famous Norman Rockwell paintings, died at the age of 95. Rockwell was a neighbor and patient of Campbell until he died. Campbell appears in the famous "Before the Shot" cover for the Saturday Evening Post magazine in 1958. In this work the doctor appears preparing a shot for a youngster while the boy suspiciously inspects the framed medical degrees. Campell stated in a 1989 interview that Rocwell was "shy, genial, happy and a noncomplainer

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