Norman Rockwell

1894 - 1978

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Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was an American painter and illustrator. His works have a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Rockwell has received more than 3,321,519 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Norman Rockwell is the 282nd most popular painter (down from 255th in 2019), the 837th most popular biography from United States (down from 752nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Painter.

Norman Rockwell is most famous for his paintings of American life, many of which appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

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Among painters, Norman Rockwell ranks 282 out of 1,428Before him are Ivan Kramskoi, Masolino da Panicale, Simon Vouet, Hans von Aachen, Sonia Delaunay, and Gerard ter Borch. After him are Philippe de Champaigne, Jan Matejko, Marie Bashkirtseff, Antoni Tàpies, Franz Stuck, and Carel Fabritius.

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Among people born in 1894, Norman Rockwell ranks 33Before him are Pyotr Kapitsa, Kiichiro Toyoda, Otto Grotewohl, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Satyendra Nath Bose, and Wilhelm Bittrich. After him are Alexander Oparin, Paul Blobel, Percy Spencer, Fyodor Tolbukhin, Heinrich Lübke, and Karl Böhm. Among people deceased in 1978, Norman Rockwell ranks 28Before him are Harold Lasswell, Harry Martinson, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Ronnie Peterson, Ed Wood, and Houari Boumédiène. After him are Jomo Kenyatta, Vincent du Vigneaud, József Bozsik, Nazli Sabri, Keith Moon, and Harvey Milk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Norman Rockwell ranks 837 out of 15,968Before him are Burgess Meredith (1907), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Herbie Hancock (1940), Melanie Griffith (1957), and Quincy Jones (1933). After him are Jane Addams (1860), Luke Perry (1966), Don Cherry (1936), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Groucho Marx (1890), and Edward Norton (1969).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Norman Rockwell ranks 7Before him are Jackson Pollock (1912), Edward Hopper (1882), Man Ray (1890), Mary Cassatt (1844), Margaret Keane (1927), and Georgia O'Keeffe (1887). After him are Robert Rauschenberg (1925), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Joseph Kosuth (1945), Grant Wood (1891), and Jasper Johns (1930).