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Norman Rockwell

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  126 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
A study of the artist and illustrator, Norman Rockwell, which reproduces 600 of his best illustrations, providing a panorama of nearly 60 years of American social history.
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Harry N. Abrams (first published 1970)
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EL Core
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a book to peruse, study, enjoy, and treasure for a lifetime. For the Rockwell fan, this is one of the few must-haves.

This is a very large, very heavy book. The works presented span Rockwell's oeuvre from the beginning through his heyday and after, while presenting the magazine covers for which he is famous along with other works that aren't as well known, such as advertisements and calendars.

Though blurbs for the book trumpet the presentation of all of Rockwell's covers for the Saturday
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Sean
Feb 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
Huge book! Oversize in height & pages!! This did not have as many color prints in it as I would have wished. The ones that were in color were excellent, but in the quest to put as many prints as possible into this book, it had many as small b&w. I give it a 5, but it is not my favorite collect of Norman Rockwell paintings.

I need to learn to rate books better - I tend to not read crappy books, so I should save my 5's for true "Must Buy" books. Put 4's on my "A-". Then 3's on grade B or B
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GK Stritch
Mar 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
'tis marvelous and wonderful
martin eden
Oct 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, art, french
Pour tous ceux qui aiment Norman Rockwell... C'est un très beau livre.
Lora
Nov 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a pretty good book of Rockwell illustrations, in large format with a lot of color. It keeps kids busy on a rainy Sunday afternoon and slows me down when I'm having a bad day.
Serge Pierro
Oct 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: art
For anyone who has an interest in the artwork of Norman Rockwell, or just feeling nostalgic, this collection of pieces is amazing. Tons of illustrations throughout the book. An American classic.
Katie
Jun 27, 2012 added it
loved this book:)
norman rockwell is amazing artist.
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