Grant Wood - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Grant Wood

Style: Regionalism; Post-Impressionism; Social Realism;

Place: Anamosa

Born: 1891

Death: 1942


Grant DeVolson Wood (February 13, 1891 – February 12, 1942) was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic (1930), which has become an iconic painting of the 20th century. Wood was born in rural Iowa, 4 mi (6 km) east of Anamosa, in 1891. His mother moved the family to Cedar R...

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