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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

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

    Going to Town

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses (1860-1961)
    Going to Town
    signed twice 'Moses' (lower right)
    oil and tempera on board
    10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm.)


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    This work was painted before the artist used a record book and therefore dates prior to 1941.

    The copyright for this picture is reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, Co., Inc., New York.

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    Provenance

    Louis J. Caldor Collection, New York.
    Hammer Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the late owner from the above, by 1974.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    O. Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, p. 286, no. 60.