Norman Percevel Rockwell (1894 â€“ 1978) was a 20th century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States, where Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over more than four decades. Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are Rosie the Riveter (although his Rosie was reproduced less than others of the day), Saying Grace (1951), and the Four Freedoms series.
The Rockwell Heritage Series started in 1977 with Toy Maker, 1978 The Cobbler, 1979 The Lighthouse keeper's Daughter, 1980 The Ship Builder, 1981 The Music Master, 1982 The Tycoon, 1983 The Painter, 1984 The Story Teller, 1985 The Gourmet, 1985 The Professor, 1987 The Shadow Artist, 1988 The Vetereran, 1989 The Banjo Player, 1990 The Old Scout, 1991 The Young Scholar, 1992 The Family Doctor, 1993 The Jeweler, 1994 The Halloween Frolic, 1995 The Apprentice, 1996 The Master Violinist, 1997 The Dreamer.
The Rediscovered Women Series started in 1981 with Dreaming In The Attic, 1992 Waiting On The Shore, 1983 Pondering On The Porch, Making Belive At The Mirror, Waiting At The Dance, Gossipping In The Alcove, Standing In The Doorway, Flirting In The Parlor and Working in the Kitchen, 1984 Meeting On The Path,Confiding In The Den and Reminiscing in the Quiet.