"Homecoming Marine" is the 232nd of 322 total paintings Rockwell created for The Saturday Evening Post. It appears on the cover of the October 13, 1945 issue.
It's a very personal work featuring two of the artist's sons. His youngest, Peter, sits right next to the Marine; his oldest, Jarvis, locks eyes with whom? His younger brother or the Marine?
The location is genuine, set in Benedict's Garage, a local business in Arlington, Vermont, the Rockwell family's home at the time."The Saturday Evening Post: Homecoming Marine" by Norman Rockwell Jigsaw Puzzle Item Details:
- Artwork by Normal Rockwell
- Officially licensed
- 1000 custom (randomly) cut puzzle pieces—every puzzle is unique!
- Hand-drawn dies
- Puzzle dimensions when completed: 25" x 25" (63.5 cm x 63.5 cm)
- Includes a bonus reference poster of the jigsaw puzzle's artwork
- Jigsaw puzzle chipboard made from recycled material
- Puzzle pieces and packaging printed with soy-based inks
- Puzzle box: 8" x 8" x 2" (20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 5.08 cm)
- Ships at: 1.25 lb (.57 kg)
- 10% Military, First Responder, Government Employee and Teacher discount on all store items
- WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD—Small Parts
NOT FOR CHILDREN 3 AND UNDER/For ages 14+
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Norman Rockwell began his career in 1916 with The Saturday Evening Post. His heartwarming and humorous illustrations of everyday American life appeared on the cover of the magazine for more than 50 years and contributed over 300 paintings. With this vintage scene of a newly returned Marine telling his stories to an enraptured group of boys and men alike,