The Old Oaken Bucket by Grandma Moses Bennington by Grandma Moses July Fourth by Grandma Moses. Description: Grandma (Anna Robertson) Moses (New York, Virginia, 1860-1961) lithograph, “Fourth of July Picnic”. The original is hanging in the White House, and prominently features a baseball scene. The best reason ever. She attended a one-room schoolhouse, which is now the Bennington Museum in Vermont that hosts the largest collection of her art in the world. … You might be surprised to know how familiar she is to you. Moses was the third of ten children born to a farmer. The U.S. postage stamp depicts the folk artwork of Anna Mary Robertson Moses (1860 – 1961), affectionately known as Grandma Moses, in a 1951 painting entitled Fourth of July Fourth. Her painting Fourth of July hangs in the White House, and she was honored with a U.S. postage stamp in … Measures 17-3/4” in height by 20-1/2" in width with the sight image measuring 12-1/4” in height by 15-1/4” in width. By 1943, the popularity of Moses grew considerably and she traveled around the globe with her exhibitions held in Japan, Europe, etc. * Without formal training, Anna Mary Robertson "Grandma" Moses began … Otto Kallir gives the Grandma Moses’ painting, Fourth of July, to the White House where it still hangs today. HOW TO OBSERVE #GrandmaMosesDay. - American folk artist Anna Mary Robertson Moses (popularly known as Grandma Moses) was born on September 7, 1860, in Greenwich, New York. To never say never. Scott #1370 mint never hinged plate number block of 4. From there on, it is considered as a national observance. The commemorative stamp depicts a detail of July Fourth, 1951, the painting that hangs in the White House, Washington, D.C. Interest in Grandma Moses has not declined. Explore the artwork of Anna Mary Robertson Moses. Her first solo exhibition, “What a Farm Wife Painted,” opened in October 1940 at Otto Kallir’s Galerie St. Etienne in New York City. The listing, 1969 USA Sc1370 fourth of July by Grandma Moses MNH PB4 has ended. Grandma Moses began painting at the tender age of 78. Some of Moses' most popular works are "The Old Oaken Bucket," "Over the River to Grandma's House," "Sugaring Off," "Fourth of July," and "Catching the Turkey." To celebrate her 100th birthday, New York governor Nelson Rockefeller declared September 7, 1960, as “Grandma Moses Day.” He repeated the honor the … You can use them to display text, links, images, HTML, or a combination of these. History of Grandma Moses Day: Nelson Rockefeller, the then governor of New York, officially declared September 7 as Grandma Moses Day in the year 1960 to commemorate the works of Grandma Moses. Matted and framed under glass. One of her notable paintings “Fourth of July” decorates the White house even today. Born today was Grandma Moses, Who, as far as it goes, is. This is a text widget, which allows you to add text or HTML to your sidebar. 1969 Grandmas Moses. Matted and framed under glass.