"THE NORMAN ROCKWELL TREASURY" par Thomas BUECHNER. Editions Galahad Books, New York. 1987.
THE NORMAN ROCKWELL TREASURY
"THE NORMAN ROCKWELL TREASURY" par Thomas BUECHNER. Editions Galahad Books, New York. 1987. Petit in-4 carré, couverture toilée vert foncé sous jaquette illustrée en couleurs. 216 pages. Texte en anglais avec 225 illustrations in-texte et hors texte, dont 68 en couleurs, de portraits et travaux de Norman Rockwell.
"For more than sixty years, Norman Rockwell's works have enchanted the public with their clear-eyed, humorous, and accurate picture of the heartland of American life. His covers for the Saturday Evening Post and his World War II series of paintings The Four Freedoms are classics of their kind. Rockwell worked in the tradition of the great artist-commentators of the past – Hogarth, Goya, Rowlandson, Daumier – and, like them, he had the uncanny skill of projecting the tenor of his time. He portrayed the American dream without resorting to oversentimentality, but with a wryness that gives edge to the charm of his vision…"