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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

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

    The Plantation

    Price Realised  

    Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses (1860-1961)
    The Plantation
    signed 'Moses./©' (lower right)--dated 'February 6, 1952' and inscribed with title and '1517' (on a label affixed to the reverse)
    oil on board
    15 x 24 in. (38.1 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 1952.


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    This work, painted on February 6, 1952, was assigned number 1517 by the artist and entered into her record book on page 57.

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

    Provenance

    The President and Mrs. Harry S. Truman.
    Sotheby's, New York, 10 October 2007, lot 275.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    The artist's record book, p. 57.
    O. Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, p. 310, no. 1026, illustrated.