This one from 1945 shows what one author calls Rockwell’s “magnificent obsession with detail”. One of our favorite goofy details is the little flower in front – the “buttercup”. The stem and leaves support a tiny butter-colored teacup. The list of “errors” adds up to 51 – how many can you spot? There is a detail about the calendar on the tree you’ll never get…but we just threw down a gauntlet, didn’t we?
The News of the Week can be read every Friday. Bob Sassone rounds up the week's news in pop culture, books, food, technology, health, and current events, looks back at important moments in history, and gives a preview of upcoming holidays and events.