Christmas: Santa Claus Reading Mail
This cover is also known as “Santa at his Desk” and “Letters to Santa”
This painting was the sixth time that Norman Rockwell featured Santa on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
The original painting, oil on canvas, measured 35 inches by 27 inches, and is currently owned in a private collection.
The original painting sold for $657,000 on November 28, 2007 at auction by Sotheby’s in New York City. The sale exceeded its pre-auction estimate of $400,000 to $600,000.