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Norman Rockwell
Norman Rockwell, c. 1921
Born February 3, 1894(1894-02-03)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died November 8, 1978(1978-11-08) (aged 84)
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Nationality American
Field Painting, illustration
Training National Academy of Design
Art Students League
Works Willie Gillis
Rosie the Riveter
Four Freedoms
The Problem We All Live With
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom
Website www.nrm.org

Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 - November 8, 1978) was an American painter. He was born in New York City. During 40 years Rockwell drew the cover pages of The Saturday Evening Post. He died of emphysema in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.[1] The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge owns much of his work.

Well known are his paintings on the Four Freedoms of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, called: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want and Freedom from Fear.[2]

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