Current Location:
L. William Seidman Center -> 1st Floor (WSC)
Location Notes:
WSC; 1st fl., CEI 1127, left of File rm. 1103, across from Office 1119

Freedom From Fear

Artwork
Identifier:
2011.95.11
Artist:
Norman Rockwell
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée
Date:
circa 2000
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26 in Width: 21 in
Description:
A Mother and Father putting their two sons to bed. The farther holds a newspaper that reads (of what can be read) Bombing Ki(lls), Horror Hit(s), and hit bifocals. The mother is pulling the sheet up over the two sleeping boys on the other side of the bed. A doll lies on the floor of the bottom left corner of the piece.
Historical Context:
This is a reproduction of Norman Rockwell's "Freedom From Fear", the original of which, printed in 1943, can be found in the Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts. Norman Rockwell was a 20th century American painter and illustrator who was one artist of few to be widely-recognized during his lifetime. He is most well-known for his famous cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post magazine, images that often depicted scenes of everyday life in an often idyllic American landscape.