Friday, February 12, 2010

1942 Norman Rockwell

Save Freedom of Speech is a color lithograph created in 1942 by Norman Rockwell and published in the Saturday Evening Post as part of a series illustrating the "Four Freedoms." The aim of the series was to promote the buying of war bonds by Americans during World War II. It depicts a man in a work shirt standing to voice an opinion at town meeting, while others look on. The lithograph measures 27.75 x 20 inches. Copyright held by the Curtis Publishing Company