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1963 Color Print Norman Rockwell Matthew Joe Culligan Portrait Curtis YMM6

1963 Color Print Norman Rockwell Matthew Joe Culligan Portrait Curtis YMM6

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This is an original 1963 color print of a portrait by Norman Rockwell of Matthew J. (Joe) Culligan, the president of Curtis Publishing.

CONDITION

This 49+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11.5 inches; 21 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Mad about Mad Men? - The award-winning dramatic TV series set in a fictional advertising agency in the 1960's? We at Period Paper definitely are! And we're gathered a fascinating collection of original ads, images, cartoons, etc. featuring the fashions, the cars, the products, the personalities, the sex (and sexism) typical of American society and culture of the 1960's. Whether you survived the 60's and know where you were when Kennedy was shot or have just been introduced to this era via this fabulous series, you can now own an authentic piece of the Swinging Sixties- perfect for framing or for gifting other Mad Men aficionados!

This piece was illustrated by Rockwell, Norman Perceval.

Norman Rockwell

(1894-1978) Norman Perceval Rockwell was born in New York City but he was best known and beloved for his nostalgic images of small town and rural America. He studied at the Chase School of Fine and Applied Art, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Students League and was influenced by the work of Howard Pyle and J. C. LeyendeckerÑtwo great illustrators of the period. He began his career with illustrations for the St. Nicholas magazine and other juvenile publications but he is most associated with The Saturday Evening Post for which he did more than 300 covers beginning in 1916. In addition to his magazine and advertising work he produced the famous Four Freedoms posters during WWII. His work captured the innocence of an America now long gone and with each drawing Rockwell told a story with considerable warmth and humor. With his prolific output and huge audience, Rockwell is perhaps the artist most responsible for raising the genre of illustration to the art form we consider it to be today.

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