This Norman Rockwell illustration was the July 4, 1946 cover of the "Saturday Evening Post." The Statue of Liberty is shown from behind the statue's right shoulder, with the arm holding the torch aloft filling the frame. Workmen are seen cleaning and repairing the torch. There is no known evidence of repairs at that time; Rockwell may have chosen the visual of restoring the statue's torch as a fitting image for the first Independence Day following the end of the Second World War in August 1945. Rockwell was an American painter and illustrator who created covers for the "Post" and other magazines. He is widely regarded as one of the most famous American artists of all time.