The Rumor art by Alan F. Beck
The Gossips, a Norman Rockwell painting, appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post published March 6, 1948.
Norman Rockwell (1894 – 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States, where Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine for more than four decades.

Science Fiction authors pictured are:
Forrest Ackerman
Isaac Asimov
Robert Heinlein
Arthur C. Clark
Philip K. Dick
Frank Herbert
Jack Williamson
Frederik Pohl
Octavia Butler
Ursula K. Le Guin
Robert Silverberg
Ray Bradbury
Connie Willis
"The Rumor" - Original Painting Sold
Acrylic on Panel - 18" x 24"
Styled after Norman Rockwells "The Gossips"

"The Rumor" (The Saturn Evening Post)
Print, signed, limited edition print.
Shown as the fictional
"Saturn Evening Post" magazine cover featuring the giants of the science fiction and fantasy field. Key to the authors names is included.

Printed using archival inks and paper.
Size: 8" x 10" print in 11" x 14" mat.
$30.00 ea.
(Prices above
include shipping in U.S. only)
Allow 2 weeks for delivery.
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