5 December 2013
Anna Mary Robertson 'Grandma' Moses (1860-1961)
Taking Leg Bale for Security
signed 'Moses.' (lower center)--dated 'Oct. 18, 1946' and inscribed with title and '1154' (on a label affixed to the reverse)
oil on masonite
27 x 20¾ in. (68.6 x 52.7 cm.)
George M. Newell, by 1973.
Private collection, Texas.
[With]Hammer Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1988.
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O. Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, pp. 134, 300, no. 642, pl. 121, illustrated.
The present work, executed on October 18, 1946, was assigned number 1154 by the artist and entered into her record book on p. 41.
The copyright for this painting is reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, Co., New York.
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