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Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

Going to Church

Auction Closed

May 19, 03:38 PM GMT


25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Details


Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

1860 - 1961

Going to Church

signed MOSES. (lower right); also dated November 9, 1943, numbered 469 and titled Going to Church on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse (copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, New York)

oil and glitter on Masonite 

10 ½ by 8 ½ inches

(26.7 by 21.6 cm)

Painted in 1943.

The artist
Mr. and Mrs. J. Wells Herrington, Eagle Bridge, New York
Evelyn Herrington, Hoosick Falls, New York (bequest from the above)
Virginia Wirmusky, North Hoosick, New York (bequest from the above)
Bequest to the present owner from the above, 2003
Otto Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, no. 304, p. 292
The present lot is sold in the frame originally gifted to the artist by her friends Mr. and Mrs. Herrington from Eagle Bridge. After receiving the frame, Grandma Moses painted Going to Church which she then gifted to the Herrington’s.