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Grandma Moses

Grandma Moses, whose real name was Anna Mary Robertson, was a renowned American folk artist. She was born on September 7, 1860, and died on December 13, 1961, at the age of 101. She began painting in 1938 after abandoning a career in embroidery because of arthritis.

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Smithsonian article on Grandma Moses (http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/smithsonian/issues01/apr01/moses)

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