NORMAN ROCKWELL Nov 5, 1960 SATURDAY EVENING POST Cover

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  • Sold Date: Jun 18, 2011
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NORMAN ROCKWELL illustrated cover only from a SATURDAY EVENING POST Magazine - “ PORTRAIT OF RICHARD NIXON ”

Date: November 5, 1960

Pages: 2 pages

Size: 10.5 x 13.5-inches

Condition: Straight from my personal collection, this original Norman Rockwell illustrated cover only from a SEP magazine has been carefully cut from the magazine, and it has a nice and straight left edge. There are just a few teeny-tiny tears on the left, bottom, and right edges, and slight creasing due to normal handling. I see a couple of minor scuff spots along the left edge, from when this cover was attached to the magazine, and a very light dime sized tan spot, just above Nixon’s head. The illustration is vivid and fresh against a clean background.

The back side has a nice “ 1961 Rambler Ambassador V-8 ” car ad. The illustration is vivid and fresh against a clean background. This cover also comes with page 3-4, which contains “In This Issue” and “The Cover” in which the editor gives his views of this cover. It also has a photo of Norman and Nixon.

In the latter part of his career, Norman was asked to illustrate several political figures, who were running for President. The day Norman was to paint then Vice President Nixon, he took 2 of his sons (Tom and Jerry) who were both Kennedy fans. Tom was very impressed with
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