Meet Rockwell model Mary Whalen Leonard. Here, Mary shares memories of what it was like to grow up in the same community as Norman Rockwell.
A special thank you to the Norman Rockwell Museum for sharing the video of Mary Whalen Leonard.
Read our three-part web exclusive with model Mary Whalen Leonard:
Meet the small-town girl Rockwell called “the best model I ever had.” Read more »
Ever wonder how Norman Rockwell achieved some of the poses we see? With close-ups and insight from model Mary Whalen Leonard, we’ll show how a cover was done. Read more »
In one of his most respected paintings, Rockwell captures the poignancy of growing up. However, the model “had no idea what he was talking about.” Read more »