Norman Rockwell was a great illustrator of everyday life in the United States of the 20th-Century. He worked in publishing The Saturday Evening Post creating 322 covers between 1916 and 1963. He is also known for illustrating in 1935 Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Three of his works were auctioned by Sotheby’s, raising a total of $60 million, setting a new record for the artist. The three works were Saying Grace from 1951, sold for 46.08 million. Another was Breakig Home Ties, of which $15.4 million was obtained. The third was The Gossips from 1948 sold for $8.45 million.
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