Sunday, April 13, 2014

Portrait of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru by American Artist Norman Rockwell - c1960's


Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) 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.
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"The Problem We All Live With" An Iconic Painting of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States By Norman Rockwell - 1964


The Problem We All Live With is a 1964 painting by Norman Rockwell. An iconic image of the civil rights movement in the United States, it depicts Ruby Bridges, a six-year-old African-American girl, on her way into an all-white public school in New Orleans on November 14, 1960 during the process of racial desegregation. Because of threats and violence against her, she is escorted by four deputy U.S. marshals.
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The Slave Market (Le marché aux esclaves) Oil Painting by French Artist Gustave Boulanger - c1882


The Slave Market is a painting of about 1882 by the 19th century French artist Gustave Boulanger, who specialized in classical and Orientalist genre scenes.[1] It depicts an Ancient Roman slave auction. It shows the marketing of seven young people, ranging in age from children to young adults, as slaves.
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