Norman Rockwell — American Artist born on February 03, 1894, died on November 08, 1978

Norman Percevel Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades. Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter, The Problem We All Live With, Saying Grace, and the Four Freedoms series. He also is noted for his 64-year relationship with the Boy Scouts of America, during which he produced covers for their publication Boys' Life, calendars, and other illustrations. These works include popular images that reflect the Scout Oath and Scout Law such as The Scoutmaster, A Scout is Reverent, and A Guiding Hand among many others... (wikipedia)

Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
I'm the oldest antique in town.
The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting. The secret is not to look back.
No man with a conscience can just bat out illustrations. He's got to put all his talent and feeling into them!
I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!

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