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Norman Rockwell Biography

Born in New York City on February 3, 1894. Rockwell studied at the National Academy of Design and Art Students' League in New York. In 1915 he established a studio with Clyde Forsythe in New Rochelle, NY and painted the first of 322 covers for Saturday Evening Post. After his marriage to Mary Barstow of Alhambra in 1930, he generally spent winters in southern California. He died at his home in Stockbridge, MA on Nov. 8, 1978.

Exhibited: New Rochelle Art Association, 1923; Grand Central Gallery (NYC), 1933; War Bond Show (LA), 1944; County Art Institute (LA), 1948; Society of Illustrators (NYC), 1940-49; Rockefeller Center (NYC), 1943; Laguna Beach Art Gallery, 1949; Whittier Art Association, 1950; Compton, CA Art Center, 1950.

In: Rockwell Museum (Stockbridge).