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In 1923, red and black were the only inks used to print The Saturday Evening Post. This, however, did not prevent Norman Rockwell from executing Christmas Trio in full color "just to make the original look better." Regarding the models, he recalled, "Posing for this December 8th cover was the nearest these carolers ever came to musical performance!"

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Details

  • Title: Christmas Trio
  • Date Created: 1923
  • Physical Dimensions: w533.4 x h711.2 mm (Without frame.)
  • Illustrator: Norman Rockwell
  • Credit Line: Christmas Trio, 1923, Norman Rockwell (1894-1978).Oil on canvas. Painting for The Saturday Evening Post cover, December 8, 1923 28.25 x 21.5" Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust.
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust
  • Medium: Oil paint, paint, coating on canvas

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