NORMAN ROCKWELL - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED - HFSID 268156
Sale Price $324.00
Norman Rockwell inscribes a postcard to an admirer.
Postcard Photograph inscribed and signed: "My best wishes/to/Madeline Preedom/cordially/Norman Rockwell". B/w, 5½x3½ overall, image 2½x3 (one surface). Photograph by Louie Lamone. Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) captured scenes from American life in his magazine covers and illustrations, often noted for their humorous and accurate depictions of 1940's and 1950's life. Rockwell's drawings, however, were skillfully executed with minute attention to detail and were so realistic that they usually resembled photographs rather than paintings. He painted over 300 covers for the "Saturday Evening Post" (1916-1965) after beginning his career at age 18 as an illustrator for "Boy's Life". In addition to his many works for the Post, Rockwell illustrated the "Boy Scout Calendar" from 1926-1976. Rockwell published his autobiography, Norman Rockwell, My Adventures as an Illustrator, in 1960. Ink slightly smudged (all legible). Creased at lower left and upper right blank margins. Faint impressions at blank right margin. Otherwise, fine condition.
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