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Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving
Freedom from Want
This is third in a series of four about the Four Freedoms that Norman Rockwell based on The State of the Union Address given on January 6, 1941 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Roosevelt spoke about freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. The above work of art was based on the freedom from want and over time has been referred to as Thanksgiving.
Norman Rockwell was a Vermont Granger and portrayed everyday life in his artwork. To learn more on Norman Rockwell
please refer to the following links.
Norman Rockwell Granger
New York Times Article on Norman Rockwell's Models.
State of the Union Address The Four Freedoms
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