Profile of Norman Rockwell
Rockwell was married three times: To Irene O’Connor (from 1916 until their divorce in 1928); Mary Rhodes (from 1930 until her death in 1959); and Mary Punderson (from 1961 until his death in 1978)… He had three sons with his second wife, Mary: Jarvis, Thomas, and Peter… The “four freedoms” of Rockwell’s paintings were freedom of speech, freedom to worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear. They were based on the words of President Franklin Roosevelt in his 1941 State of the Union address… Rockwell’s last cover for the Saturday Evening Post was a memorial portrait of John F. Kennedy after his assassination; it appeared on 14 December 1963… Rockwell was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.
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