Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, known as the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South (1960).  Escorted by US Marshals, she was jeered, threatened and had things thrown at her. Ruby was only 6 years old.

Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, known as the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South (1960). Escorted by US Marshals, she was jeered, threatened and had things thrown at her. Ruby was only 6 years old.

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Norman Rockwell, The Muscleman, 1941, oil on canvas, [no dimensions], Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA.

Norman Rockwell, The Muscleman, 1941, oil on canvas, [no dimensions], Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA.

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), “Freedom of Speech,” 1943, Story illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post,” February 20, 1943.  Norman Rockwell Museum Collections.  ©1943 SEPS: Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN.

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), “Freedom of Speech,” 1943, Story illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post,” February 20, 1943. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. ©1943 SEPS: Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN.

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Norman Rockwell Little Girl with Lipstick. 1922 *Reminds me of playing in my Mother's Makeup! :)
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A Boy And His Dog. Norman Percevel Rockwell (3 de febrero de 1894, Nueva York – 8 de noviembre de 1978, Stockbridge) fue un ilustrador, fotógrafo y pintor estadounidense célebre por sus imágenes llenas de ironía y humor. Su carrera se verá para siempre inmortalizada por su empleo como ilustrador oficial del Saturday Evening Post, una revista de actualidad y sociedad.

A Boy And His Dog. Norman Percevel Rockwell (3 de febrero de 1894, Nueva York – 8 de noviembre de 1978, Stockbridge) fue un ilustrador, fotógrafo y pintor estadounidense célebre por sus imágenes llenas de ironía y humor. Su carrera se verá para siempre inmortalizada por su empleo como ilustrador oficial del Saturday Evening Post, una revista de actualidad y sociedad.

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Rockwell, Norman "The Young Lady with a Shiner" 1953 [Rockwell also painted Ruby Bridges on her first day of school]

Rockwell, Norman "The Young Lady with a Shiner" 1953 [Rockwell also painted Ruby Bridges on her first day of school]

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