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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

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

    School is Out

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    Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses (1860-1961)
    School is Out
    signed 'Moses.' (lower right)--dated 'July 26, 1943' and inscribed with title and '435' (on a label affixed to the reverse)
    oil on masonite
    17¼ x 26¾ in. (43.8 x 68 cm.)
    Painted in 1943.


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    This work, painted on July 26, 1943, was assigned number 435 by the artist and entered into her record book on page 21.

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

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Galerie St. Etienne, New York, acquired from the above, 1943.
    Mr. James N. Rosenberg, New York, acquired from the above, 1947.
    Mrs. James N. Rosenberg, acquired from the above, by 1973.
    Anne Geismar, by 1988.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    O. Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, pp. 80, 1943, no. 273, pl. 65, illustrated.