The Old Covered Bridge, 1943

 

 

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Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma" Moses (1860-1961)

c. 1943

Mixed media and mica on canvas

35 ½” x 44 ¾”; in a contemporary gilded frame, 47” x 57”

Signed “Moses” lower left

Provenance: Ms. Ida A. Wylie (1885-1959), 24 December 1943 (acquired from The American British Art Center, see attached label); Kristina Barbara Johnson Collection, Princeton, NJ

Exhibited: New York, The British American Art Center, 1943.; Baltimore, Maryland, American Visionary Art Museum, Golden Blessings of Old Age & Out of the Mouths of Babes, 4 October 2003 – 5 September 2004.

Literature: Kallir, Grandma Moses (1973), p. 292, no. 310.; Kogan and Bonesteel, “Creativity: Centenarians,” Visions, vol. 9 (Baltimore, 2003), pp. 18-19.

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