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Moses, Anna Mary (nee Robertson; Grandma Moses)

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1961 AD, at 100 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Artists, Painters


1860 - Born on the 7th of September at Greenwich, New York U.S.A.  

1887 - She married Thomas Solomon Moses.

1946 - Her painting "The Old Checkered Inn in Summer" was featured in the background of a national

            advertising campaign for women's lip gloss "Primitive Red"

1949 - She was awarded by President Harry S. Truman (33rd US President) the "Womans National Press Club
            Award"  for outstanding accomplishment in art.

1952 - She published her autobiography entitled "Grandma Moses: My Life's History".         

1961 - Died at the age of 101 at Hoosick Falls, New York U.S.A.


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