The Blacksmith’s Boy

Blacksmith’s Boy-Wayne Fettro
Blacksmith’s Boy-Wayne Fettro

Norman Rockwell’s oil painting: Blacksmith’s Boy-Heel and Toe was painted as an illustration for Edward W. O’Brien’s story by the same name in the 1940 issue of The Saturday Evening Post magazine

In 2003, local artist Wayne Fettro painted a partial reproduction on the side of this building in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It can use a little touching up but I like it just the way it is.

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25 thoughts on “The Blacksmith’s Boy

  1. This is terrific. I live about 90 minutes from Lancaster, but I don’t get out that way enough. I’ll have to look for this if I get there soon.

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