Norman Rockwell’s Cover Story

by Joe Curreri

Norman Rockwell produced 4,000 works during his lifetime, yet his popularity is based on the covers he produced for The Saturday Evening Post, published by the Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia. Rockwell's relationship with the Post and Curtis spanned six decades of this century, from 1916 to 1963.

All 321 of Rockwell's covers from the Post are featured in the Atwater Kent Museum, where Philadelphia history lives. The museum's exhibit, right across the street from Independence Hall, is the first to explore thematically Rockwell's work and artistic life, and will be...

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