Norman Rockwell, N. C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, the Red Rose Girls, Howard Pyle and Frank Leyendecker are some of the best-known American illustrators of the 20th century. For decades their work covered popular magazines, such as Life, Collier’s and the Saturday Evening Post, inspiring generations of American and European artists.
During the Gilded Age, between the end of the Civil War and the beginning of World War I, technological and cultural innovations changed the lifestyles of the successful few and the many who struggled.
George Washington called our victory in the Revolutionary War “Little short of a Standing Miracle …”. Learn the real history of the Revolutionary War and the truth of Washington’s remarks vs. the necessary popular fictions.
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