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Life as i sometimes have known it this is the fabulous tiny painting by norman rockwell: norman rockwell museum - the home for american illustration. America's favorite illustrator by amy spencer norman rockwell was a skilled painter, whose illustrations of every day life honored american society. With mason adams, erma bombeck, thomas s buechner, robert coles biography of the american painter and illustrator, norman rockwell.
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