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Anna Mary Robertson, the future artist "Grandma Moses," is born in Greenwich, New York

Anna Mary Robertson Moses, detail
09/07/1860
Anna Mary Robertson Moses was born in Greenwich, New York the third of a farmer's ten children. She married a farm worker and the family worked as tenant farmers for decades.  Widowed and in her seventies, she took up painting and became the most famous and revered folk artist in American art history.  Untrained and working into her 101st year, "Grandma Moses" died in Hoosick Falls New York in December 1961.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
 Jane Kallir, Roger Cardinal, Grandma Moses in the 21st Century (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001) , 252. 

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