Norman Rockwell
Late 20th Early 21st Century
17 in HIGH x 27.75 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 70.48 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

"550. original oil painting for Look, January 14, 1964. / Collection Arts International Ltd., Chicago./ courtesy Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York" printed in black on verso top center.

Poster is a color copy of a painting by Normal Rockwell and shows a young African American girl in a white dress carrying school supplies walking on a sidewalk with two U.S. Marshalls with yellow armbands in front of and two behind her. On the sidewalk is a smashed tomato that had been thrown at the girl and written on the wall to the side of the figures is "Nigger" and "KKK". "Normal Rockwell" in printed across the bottom. On verso center in black is "the problem we all live with / the plight of the little girl in this illustration / is emphasized by the vague gray anonymoity of / the headless lawmen in contrast to her pure black / and white clarity."
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