Anna Mary Robertson’s 'Grandma' Moses at Christie’s

Sunday, January 9, 2022
Anna Mary Robertson’s 'Grandma' Moses at Christie’s

ANNA MARY ROBERTSON 'GRANDMA' MOSES (1860-1961) Grandmother signed 'Moses.' (lower right)—inscribed with title, dated 'January 1950' and numbered '1373' (on a label affixed to the backing) oil and glitter on masonite 20 x 23 7⁄8 in. (50.8 x 60.6 cm.) Painted in 1950.

DETAILS

ANNA MARY ROBERTSON 'GRANDMA' MOSES (1860-1961)
Grandmother
signed 'Moses.' (lower right)—inscribed with title, dated 'January 1950' and numbered '1373' (on a label affixed to the backing)
oil and glitter on masonite
20 x 23 7⁄8 in. (50.8 x 60.6 cm.)
Painted in 1950.

PROVENANCE

The artist.
Galerie St. Etienne, New York, acquired from the above.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, acquired from the above, 1959.
John Mortimer Schiff, acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.

Literature

  1. Kallir, Grandma Moses, New York, 1973, p. 306, no. 882, illustrated.

Exhibited

Albany, New York, Albany Institute of History and Art, Grandma Moses: Exhibition Arranged on the Occasion of her 90th Birthday, September 7-October 15, 1950.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Dayton Company, Grandma Moses: Sixty of her Masterpieces, April 9-28, 1951.
Kansas City, Missouri, Williams Rockhill Nelson Gallery; Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum; Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines Art
Center; Tulsa, Oklahoma, Philbrook Art Center, Grandma Moses, June-November 1951.
New York, IBM Gallery, A Tribute to Grandma Moses, November-December 1955.
Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institute, Little Show, July 25-November 1, 1958.
New York, The Gallery of Modern Art, Art and Life of Grandma Moses, February 20-March 30, 1969.

 

ESTIMATE: USD 60,000 - USD 80,000

AUCTION DATE: January 19, 2022

 

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