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OPTOMETRIST (OPTICIAN, BOY WITH NEW GLASSES, OCULIST), 1956

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About the Artwork

Saturday Evening Post cover, May 19, 1956.

Within Rockwell's studio overlooking Main Street, Stockbridge, he created the set of an optician's office. With memories he felt as a boy getting a new pair of glasses, he posed models in the opposing forces of eager doctor and recalcitrant patient. He used the diagonal lines of his subjects' arms and legs to create movement within the uncluttered composition of furniture. The diagonal line is repeated in the patient's and doctor's downward and upward turned mouths.

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Norman Rockwell Museum Custom Prints offers exclusive custom reproductions of artworks in the collections and exhibitions of the Norman Rockwell Museum. Hand-made in the USA using gallery-quality materials, we create prints as true to the original work as possible, using strict color management protocols and state-of-the-art printing technology.

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Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. We are continually adding new artworks to our offering, so be sure to check back regularly as you build your own gallery. A variety of molding styles means our custom framed prints can match any type of decor.