American artist Norman Rockwell was born on February 3, 1894 (died in 1978). He studied at the National Academy of Design the Art Students League, both in Manhattan. He was a prolific artist, producing more than 4,000 original works in his lifetime, many in private collections. The Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachussetts houses a collection of 700 of his works. Rockwell was also commissioned to illustrate more than 40 books, including Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as well as painting the portraits for Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon, as well as those of foreign figures, including Gamal Abdel Nasser and Jawaharlal Nehru. His portrait subjects included Judy Garland.