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If you know somethin' well, you can always paint it but people would be better off buyin' chickens.

 
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Grandma Moses
Grandma Moses
  • Born: September 7, 1860
  • Died: December 13, 1961
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Artist

Anna Mary Robertson Moses, known by her nickname Grandma Moses, was an American folk artist. She began painting in earnest at the age of 78 and is often cited as an example of an individual who successfully began a career in the arts at an advanced age. Her works have been shown and sold in the United States and abroad and have been marketed on greeting cards and other merchandise. Moses' paintings are displayed in the collections of many museums. Sugaring Off was sold for US $1.2 million in 2006.

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