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  • Mary Thomas

    The real life Models for American Gothic, ca. 1940s --- American Gothic is a painting by Grant Wood. Wood's inspiration came from what is now known as the American Gothic House, and a decision to paint the house along with "the kind of people I fancied should live in that house." The painting shows a farmer standing beside his spinster daughter. The figures were modeled by the artist's sister and their dentist.

  • Becca Ann

    The Real People Of The Picture, "American Gothic" oil on beaverwood, painted 1930 by artist Grant Wood. American Gothic is displyed at the Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Rachel Bogdon

    {Grant Wood’s American Gothic with Original Models}, Wood’s sister and dentist. #grantwood

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