Thursday, November 24, 2016

Evolving 20C Depictions of America's Thanksgiving

"The unthankful heart...discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day, and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!"
..............Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Thanksgiving 1923 Norman Percevel Rockwell (American artist, 1894–1978) Life Magazine Cover - Ye Glutton

Thanksgiving 1924 JC Leyendecker

Thanksgiving 1928 JC Leyendecker

Thanksgiving 1930

Thanksgiving 1935 Norman Percevel Rockwell (American artist, 1894–1978)

Thanksgiving 1943 Norman Percevel Rockwell (American artist, 1894–1978) Freedom from Want Saturday Evening Post 1943

Thanksgiving 1951 Norman Percevel Rockwell (American artist, 1894–1978) Giving Thanks 1951

Thanksgiving 2003 John Currin (American painter, b 1962), Thanksgiving 2003

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