January 2, 2012

Figure Eight

It's heart warming to see Grandpa feeling like he's 15 again as his grandson looks on with amazement in this 1948 painting from Rockwell's   "Grandpa and Me" series.
 Norman Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy 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 scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine for more than four decades


  1. I love Norman Rockwell and his vision of America. Very talented man.

  2. I agree. His paintings always seemed to hit the nail on the head.
    By the Way Shelly, that was a great post you had on your Blog about the real heros at the Spurs game.
    I always enjoy reading your wonderful Blog. ;-)

  3. Hi gloW. What a delightful picture of the grandad and his grandson! Really takes you back in time, doesn't it?! Wishing you a very happy and healthy new year.

  4. Great post! :) Thanks for sharing about Rockwell.:) A very talented and well-know painter! Thanks a lot for sharing! A blessed day to you! :)

  5. I remember as a child my parents buying Saturday Evening Post and the paintings of Rockwell. I loved them then and now.

  6. Hi Belle,
    Yes I remember too and also remember how I liked those pictures :-)

  7. Thanks Sagittarian, .... same to you :-)

  8. Thisisme:
    Yes it does take me back in time. Oh how I wish I could go back to the days my grandad was alive.
    Thank you for your comments :-)

  9. A wonderful picture reflecting it's not your age but how younng you feel inside and your outlook on life.


  10. I do enjoy the art of Norman Rockwell...he did capture a most pleasant time of life ....I never knew any of my grandfather's...and only two grandmothers....Just stopping in this morning to get my fix of SunnyGlo .... hugs from arkansas

  11. Good Morning Glow how are ya? I wanted to share with you an award that was given to me. I was instructed to give to seven others, and you were one of them that I wanted to express my appreciation to: Head out to my blog this morning, Friday morning and receive your award:


  12. Oh Rhonda... what a wonderful surprise!
    It is my first blog award. THANK YOU!
    But most of all, Thank You for being my friend!
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