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GRANDMA MOSES (1860 - 1961), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRANDMA MOSES (1860 - 1961), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 7 September 1860, in Greenwich (New York) according to some sources, in Washington County according to others; died 13 December 1961, in Hoosick Falls (New York).

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Folk Art.

[not available online]Grandma Moses had no formal training. A farm girl, she married Thomas Salmon Moses in 1887 and ran a farm with him firstly in Virginia and then

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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