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ID: 500032111
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500032111

 
Record Type: Person
Moses, Grandma (American painter, 1860-1961)

Note: She painted and drew as a child. As an adult, she worked with her husband Thomas Salmon Moses on their farm from 1887. Although she customarily decorated various household items with painted scenes, she was over 70 years old when she began making pictures with embroidered yarn and then painting in oils. She was discovered and her work was exhibited beginning ca. 1938. She had no formal training. Comment on works: Genre

Names:
Moses, Grandma (preferred,V,index)
Grandma Moses (V,display)
Robertson, Anna Mary (V)  ....  maiden name
Anna Mary Robertson Moses (V)
Moses, Anna Mary Robertson (V)
Moses, Grandma Moses (V)
née Robertson, Anna Mary (U)
Moses (U,LC)
Mōzesu (U)
moses, grandma (LU,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
embroiderer
self-taught artist
naive artist
landscapist

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Greenwich (Washington county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Hoosick Falls (Rensselaer county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   she began painting late in life

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Moses, Grandma (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1860-1961) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, 1860-1961) ..... [BHA]
(American painter, 1860-1961) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American painter, 1860-1961) ..... [PROV]
(American artist, 1860-1961) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, 1860-1961) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1860-1961) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter, 1860-1961) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1860-1961) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1860-1961) ..... [PROV]
(American artist) ..... [PROV]
(Unknown artist) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Anna Mary Robertson Moses ........ [PROV, VP]
..................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Grandma Moses ........ [BHA, GRISC, GRL, PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79003969
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Moses ........ [GRL Preferred, PROV]
.............  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79003969
.............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Moses, Anna Mary Robertson ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL, GRLPA Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79003969
....................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................................................  Witt Computer Index database
....................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Moses, Grandma ........ [BHA, GRISC Preferred, GRLPA, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI]
..............................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL793969
..............................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
..............................  Witt Computer Index database
moses, grandma ........ [PROV]
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Moses, Grandma Moses ........ [WL-Courtauld]
.........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Mōzesu ........ [GRL]
...............  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79003969
née Robertson, Anna Mary ........ [Grove Art]
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Robertson, Anna Mary ........ [VP]
.........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 03/05/2003

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 03/05/2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Jakovsky, Peintres naïfs (1976)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL793969
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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