Norman Rockwell, ‘An Audience of One’, 1938, Painting, Oil on Canvas, The Illustrated Gallery
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Norman Rockwell

An Audience of One, 1938

Oil on Canvas
15 7/8 × 18 3/8 in
40.3 × 46.7 cm
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Note on Rockwell's tecnique from The Norman Rockwell Museum:

With regard to the technique of …

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Norman Rockwell
American, 1894–1978
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Few artists are as closely tied to the American identity as Norman Rockwell—though the idealistic images of happy families, playful school children, and humble towns he created during his 47-year career at the Saturday Evening Post were nostalgic even in their day. “The view of life I communicate in my pictures excludes the sordid and ugly,” the artist said. “I paint life as I would like it to be.” To create these detailed slices of life, Rockwell created meticulously planned photographic studies. After leaving the Post in the 1960s, his paintings took a more political turn, and he spent the last decade of his life creating works that dealt with issues such as civil rights and the fight against poverty.

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Note on Rockwell's tecnique from The Norman Rockwell Museum:

With regard to the technique of glazing the painted area, Rockwell would spot glaze to make certain areas of a painting pop – we have seen that throughout his career. The white paint is likely oil over a loosely painted gesso ground that covers the …

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Norman Rockwell
American, 1894–1978
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Few artists are as closely tied to the American identity as Norman Rockwell—though the idealistic images of happy families, playful school children, and humble towns he created during his 47-year career at the Saturday Evening Post were nostalgic even in their day. “The view of life I communicate in my pictures excludes the sordid and ugly,” the artist said. “I paint life as I would like it to be.” To create these detailed slices of life, Rockwell created meticulously planned photographic studies. After leaving the Post in the 1960s, his paintings took a more political turn, and he spent the last decade of his life creating works that dealt with issues such as civil rights and the fight against poverty.

Norman Rockwell

An Audience of One, 1938

Oil on Canvas
15 7/8 × 18 3/8 in
40.3 × 46.7 cm
.
Contact For Price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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