Grandma Moses

Anne Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961)

February 11 – April 1, 1979

East Building Ground Level

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 43 paintings by the popular amateur painter Grandma Moses were shown in an exhibition coordinated by John Wilmerding and Linda Ayres.

Organization: The show was organized by Otto Kallir, controller of Grandma Moses Properties, Inc., and owner of the St. Etienne Gallery in New York. The installation was in an area recently vacated by Garbisch paintings, continuing a series on the American folk art tradition.

Image: Installation view of Grandma Moses: Anne Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

Attendance: 137,000

Catalog: Grandma Moses: Anna Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961). Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979.

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