Norman Rockwell was born just before the 20th century in New York City. Most of the kids in his neighborhood were tougher and more athletic. Norman Rockwell was not like them though. Norman Rockwell was an artist. When he was younger, he would listen as his father read stories at the dinner table and draw the characters from the stories.
He began an intensive art study when he was sixteen. Norman Rockwell’s more famous creations are illustrations — pictures that help tell a story. He did over three hundred cover illustrations for the “Saturday Evening Post” — a magazine started by Benjamin Franklin in 1728. Norman Rockwell almost didn’t show his work to the magazine, but the magazine loved it. Some of Norman Rockwell’s best works are from the Saturday Evening Post. Something that Norman Rockwell became known for making illustrations in which the story was very apparent and remarkably detailed
Learn more about Norman Rockwell and see more of his creations here: https://collection.nrm.org/