Okay, so it ain't the Missing Carravaggio but it's still an interesting (and all-american) story.
As long as it wasn't one of his Saturday Evening Post Christmas covers (I read he grew to hate having to do the same Dickens theme every year, but it's what the readership demanded).
Ping to you.
This can't be true. The 'arts & crossaint' crowd deemed Norman Rockwell an 'illustrator' years ago, therefore, it couldn't be a 'painting', but merely an 'illustration'. ~gag~
There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children; one is roots, the other, wings. - anonymous
Nobody I know uses the word "fetched" any more - except when referring to the actions of a dog.
I like that word.
Let Sam Cree, Woofie, or me know if you want on or off this art ping list.
The Beeb can't even do a straight story without working in a sneer? Yes, they're popular in the U.S. because they're damn good. IMHO.
Rockwell was the BEST.
But I thought Rockwell wasn't a real "arteest"?
bump. Nice thread. I love illustrators...Alan Lee (LOTR), Tasha Tudor, Garth Williams (Charlotte's Web and Little House books)...
Two fortunate sons.
Rockwell was a great artist. An illustrator perhaps, but a great master all the same. Nice thread.
I recently saw his museum in Vermont.