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The Old Checkered House by GRANDMA MOSES

GRANDMA MOSES

(AMERICAN, 1860 - 1961)

The Old Checkered House , 1944

Price Sold

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on board

Measurements:

35.51 in. (90.20 cm.) (height) by 44.76 in. (113.70 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed Moses. 1860., l.l.; also titled The Old Checkered House dated 1944 and numbered 592 on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse (Copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York)

Exhibited:

Santa Barbara, California, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Grandma Moses, August, 1957, no. 581.57 New York, The Galerie St. Etienne, Grandma Moses, November-January, 1990.

Literature:

Otto Kallir, ed., Grandma Moses American Primitive, New York, 1946, pl. 3, illustrated in color Book of the Month Club News, June, 1953, illustrated on the cover Otto Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, no. 387, p. 294, illustrated.

Provenance:

Collection of Mrs. Ala Story, Santa Barbara, California, 1944 (acquired directly from the artist).

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