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Four Freedoms

The Four Freedoms is a series of four 1943 oil paintings by the American artist Norman Rockwell. The paintings—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear— are now in the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The four freedoms refer to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s January 1941 Four Freedoms State of the Union address in which he identified essential human rights that should be universally protected.


Freedom of Speech

speech

Freedom of Speech was the first of a series of
four oil paintings, entitled Four Freedoms, painted
by Norman Rockwell. The works were inspired by
United States President, Franklin D. Roosevelt in a
State of the Union Address, known as Four Freedoms,
delivered to the 77th United States Congress on
January 6, 1941.

Freedom of Worship

worship

Freedom of Worship or Freedom to Worship is the
second of the Four Freedoms oil paintings produced by
the American artist Norman Rockwell. The series was
based on the goals known as the Four Freedoms
enunciated by the 32nd President of the United States,
Franklin D. Roosevelt, in his State of the Union Address
delivered on January 6, 1941.

Freedom of Want

want

Freedom from Want, also known as The Thanksgiving
Picture or I’ll Be Home for Christmas, is the third of the
Four Freedoms series of four oil paintings by American
artist Norman Rockwell. The works were inspired by
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941
State of the Union Address, known as Four Freedoms.

Freedom of Fear

fear

Freedom from Fear is the last of the well-known Four
Freedoms oil paintings produced by the American artist
Norman Rockwell. The series was based on the four goals
known as the Four Freedoms, which were enunciated by
President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his State of the Union
Address on January 6, 1941.