Rockwell Video Minute: Discovering Santa Claus

Saturday Evening Post readers were surprised by the realism Norman Rockwell used for his last Christmas cover.

A shocked little boy finding his parent's Santa Claus outfit in their dresser.
The truth, at last: After years of painting Santa Claus, Rockwell offered this scene of startled discovery for his final Post Christmas cover.

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After painting 27 Christmas covers for the Post, Norman Rockwell had become closely associated with the traditions images of the holiday, but he was about to upend all that with his illustration, The Discovery.

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