Grandma Moses (Great Artists) (Library Binding)

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Grandma Moses (Great Artists) By Adam G. Klein Cover Image


Self-taught American folk artist Anna Mary Moses became a painter late in life after working on farms in New York and Virginia. This biography introduces the rural childhood, family life, early yarn pictures, discovery by Louis J. Caldor, first exhibition at Otto Kallir's gallery, Hallmark Christmas cards, documentary interview by Edward R. Murrow, illustration of Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas," and primitive style of the woman who would become Grandma Moses. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Moses's artwork, including Taking in Laundry, Deep Snow, The Old Automobile, and The Eisenhower Home.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781596797376
ISBN-10: 1596797371
Publisher: Checkerboard Library
Publication Date: September 1st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Great Artists