Sunday, July 20, 2014

Man's First Step on the Moon by Norman Rockwell

Man's First Step on the Moon:
This living re-creation of a 1965 oil painting by Norman Rockwell is one among many artworks presented in the 1999 Pageant of the Masters - "The 20th Century: Ten Decades of Art."  The Pageant is part of the famed Festival of Arts, which began in scenic Laguna Beach in 1932.  the Festival showcases fine, original works by 160 of the region's most accomplished artists.

The very bottom of the postcard reads:
Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach 1999.

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The United States' Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.

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