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Grandma Moses

 (1860 - 1961)
Grandma (Anna Robertson) Moses was active/lived in New York, Virginia.  Grandma Moses is known for naive landscape and rural genre naive painting.

Grandma Moses

The following text is from a review in the Washington Post, April 5, 2001, by Jo Ana Lewis:

Americana Beauty: Newfangled Feminist Perspectives Aside, Grandma Moses Deserves a Second Look

Grandma Moses in the 21st Century," a retrospective at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, exhibits 87 paintings including "The Lake," from 1957.

(Courtesy Galerie St. Etienne, New York via Reuters)

In 1961, when the American farm wife known as Grandma Moses died, she was 101 and world-famous.  Born a year before the Civil War, she was in her seventies when she taught herself to paint.  And in her eighties when she became a superstar.

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About  Grandma Moses

Born:  1860 - Greenwich, New York
Died:   1961 - Hoosick Falls, New York
Known for:  naive landscape and rural genre naive painting