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Norman Rockwell

A Life

Norman Rockwell( )
Author: Claridge, Laura
ISBN:978-0-375-50453-2
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Norman Rockwell’s tremendously successful, prolific career as a painter and illustrator has rendered him a twentieth-century American icon. However, the very popularity and accessibility of his idealized, nostalgic depictions of middleclass life have caused him to be considered not a serious artist but a “mere illustrator”–a disparagement only reinforced by the hundreds of memorable covers he drew for The Sunday Evening Post. Symptomatic of critics’...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Art / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.55 x 9.52 x 1.72 Inches
Book Weight:2.138 Pounds
Author Biography
Claridge, Laura (Author)
Laura Claridge is the author of a biography of painter Tamara De Lempicka as well as books on British Romanticism, Modernism, gender, and psychoanalytic theory. A popular international lecturer, she was professor of English literature at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, for eleven years. She lives in New York City.

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