|Art Critic by Norman Rockwell, 1955
I think understanding the sources makes the Rockwell more entertaining. They aren't simply made from imagination but are slight modifications of existing art.
To the left is Portrait of Isabella Brant by Peter Paul Reubens, c1620–1625
|Portrait of Isabella Brant by Peter Paul Reubens, c1620–1625
To the right is Banquet of the Officers of the Saint Joris Doelen by Frans Hals, 1616
|Banquet of the Officers of the Saint George Militia (Banket van de officieren van de Sint-Joris-Doelen) by Frans Hals, 1616