Norman Rockwell


was an American artist, who painted covers for The (New York) Saturday Evening Post from 1916 right through to the mid sixties. He died in 1978 at the age of 84. Many of these covers look initially like photographs - the facial expressions especially are just amazingly realistic.

Here is an example:



The detail view of the extreme left hand edge shows the best part of this picture.


 Another example and detail


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