Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America

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Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America

By Susan Homer (Compiled by); Norman Rockwell (Artist)

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9781419700651, 221pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2011

Description

"Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America "is an original collection of Rockwell paintings accompanied by classic American poems, stories, and songs that showcase the true spirit of America. In the tradition of the bestselling "Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book," this compilation features Rockwell's beloved illustrations of American towns, families, and more, all culled from the extensive Rockwell archive. Alongside the timeless images are works from beloved writers such as Mark Twain, O. Henry, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. This collection also features lyrics and music for songs such as the "Star-Spangled Banner" and "My Country, 'Tis of Thee," as well as recipes for a classic Thanksgiving dinner. The perfect gift for any Rockwell fan, young or old, this book includes eight ready-to-frame, limited-edition prints.
Praise for "Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America" "A lovely compendium for anyone who's a fan of Normal Rockwell, American history, literature, and music." --"BookPage.



About the Author
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was a 20th-century American painter known for his illustrations of everyday life. His most famous works were created for the "Saturday Evening Post "magazine, including "Rosie the Riveter," "Saying Grace," and the Four Freedoms series. The Norman Rockwell Museum holds more than 574 paintings and drawings by the artist, and is located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where Rockwell spent the last 25 years of his life.