Norman Rockwell"s portrait of America

Cover of: Norman Rockwell

Published by Crescent Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978 -- Themes, motives.,
  • United States -- In art.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesPortrait of America.
Statementwritten by Victoria Crenson ; designed by Steve Barber.
GenreIn art.
ContributionsRockwell, Norman, 1894-1978, Barber, Steve.
LC ClassificationsND237.R68 C74 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1332527M
ISBN 100517678977
LC Control Number92214176

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