116 – Girl at Mirror

116 – Girl at the Mirror

Norman Rockwell
c. 1954
Cover illustration for the Saturday Evening Post, (March 6, 1954)
Oil on canvas

Cultural Connections

IIn Girl at Mirror, the young girl admires the glamorous movie star Jane Russell in the magazine on her lap. The fifties were marked by the style and beauty of Hollywood stars, and the entertainment news began to report on their every move.

Rockwell's reference photo for Girl at Mirror

Rockwell’s reference photo for Girl at Mirror

'In the 1953, Russell co-starred in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with another famous Hollywood beauty, Marilyn Monroe

In the 1953, Russell co-starred in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with another famous Hollywood beauty, Marilyn Monroe