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Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

The State Line House

Lot Closed

October 6, 06:47 PM GMT


25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Details


Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma) Moses

1860 - 1961

The State Line House

signed MOSES (lower left); also dated 1946, Oct 18., numbered 1153 and titled (on an original Grandma Moses label affixed to the reverse; copyright reserved to Grandma Moses Properties, New York)

oil on Masonite

Masonite: 14 by 18 inches (35.6 by 45.7 cm)

framed: 22 ½ by 26 ½ inches (57.2 by 67.3 cm)

Helen Hays, Nyack, New York
Private collection, New York, 1963 (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner, 2010
"I Bid Adieu to Things: LIFE visits Helen Hays as she leaves the treasures of her home," LIFE, vol. 55, no. 18, November 1, 1963, pp. 99-103
Otto Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, no. 641, p. 299, illustrated 
The present work depicts The David Mathew House, also known as The State Line House, located along Route 67 on the state line between Shaftsbury, Vermont, and Hoosick Falls, New York, where Grandma Moses lived. The present work was owned by the famed actress Helen Hays until 1963 and has remained in the same family collection since.