Print Showing Norman Rockwell's "Henry and Clara Ford with Quadricycle"

Summary

As part of their seventy-fifth anniversary in 1978, Ford Motor Company commissioned a set of four posters representing the life of Henry Ford and the impact of the automobile. These scenes were originally created by Norman Rockwell as part of Ford's fiftieth anniversary celebration in 1953. This print presents Norman Rockwell's vision of Henry Ford creating his first automobile--the Quadricycle.

As part of their seventy-fifth anniversary in 1978, Ford Motor Company commissioned a set of four posters representing the life of Henry Ford and the impact of the automobile. These scenes were originally created by Norman Rockwell as part of Ford's fiftieth anniversary celebration in 1953. This print presents Norman Rockwell's vision of Henry Ford creating his first automobile--the Quadricycle.

Artifact

Print (Visual work)

Date Made

1978

Subject Date

1896

Creators

Ford Motor Company 

Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978 

Creator Notes

Commissioned by Ford Motor Company for their 75th anniversary, 1978. Illustration from a 1952 painting by Norman Rockwell.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

78.300.1389.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 19.625 in

Width: 19.563 in

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