Grandma Moses

née Anna Mary Robertson
Grandma Moses


When asked what she would have done if she hadn’t started painting, Grandma Moses replied:

“If I hadn’t started painting, I would have raised chickens.”


I look back on my life like a good days work, it was done and I am satisfied with it.

~Grandma Moses
Biographical Note: 

Anna Mary Robertson (aka Grandma Moses) was an American folk artist who started painting when in her seventies. Her artwork focused on simple rural scenes and has been shown and sold around the world. In 1952 she published her autobiography and titled it Grandma Moses: My Life’s History.

More Information: 

Read the Wikipedia entry for Grandma Moses, which includes information about her life and work.