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The Old Checkered House by GRANDMA MOSES
GRANDMA MOSES

(AMERICAN, 1860 - 1961)

The Old Checkered House

1944


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LOT #45

DECEMBER 02, 2010

Sotheby's, New York

American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture (Sale N08684)


The Old Checkered House Regular price: $179.99 Bought In (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on board

Measurements:

35.51 in. (90.20 cm.) (height) by 44.76 in. (113.70 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed Moses. 1860., l.l.; also titled The Old Checkered House dated 1944 and numbered 592 on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse (Copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York)

Exhibited:

Santa Barbara, California, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Grandma Moses, August, 1957, no. 581.57 New York, The Galerie St. Etienne, Grandma Moses, November-January, 1990.

Literature:

Otto Kallir, ed., Grandma Moses American Primitive, New York, 1946, pl. 3, illustrated in color Book of the Month Club News, June, 1953, illustrated on the cover Otto Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, no. 387, p. 294, illustrated.

Provenance:

Collection of Mrs. Ala Story, Santa Barbara, California, 1944 (acquired directly from the artist).


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