Rockwell Video Minute: Before the Shot

Midway through painting this March 1958 cover, Norman Rockwell ran into an unfamiliar problem.

Boy getting his shot in the doctor's office

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Which way the doctor should be facing, what kind of chairs to use, and what the floor should look like were all details that Norman Rockwell pondered. But none of these issues compared to the biggest dilemma he faced when it came to composing this painting.

See all of the videos in our Rockwell Video Minute series at www.saturdayeveningpost/rockwell-video.

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