Grandma Moses Donates Battle of Bennington Painting to DAR, 1953 Vermont
Grandma Moses donating her painting, "Battle of Bennington," to Mrs. George Kuhner who accepts it for Daughtersof the American Revolution .
Anna Mary Robertson "Grandma" Moses (1860-1961) started painting in her seventies and became one of America’s most famous folk artists. Moses spent most of her life in nearby Eagle Bridge, New York, depicting the rural landscape of Washington County. She occasionally painted scenes of Vermont including "Battle of Bennington." Image source: Roger Higgins, photographer (1953), Library of Congress.
The painting is now at the Bennington Museum, gift of Carol and Arnold Haynes.
From Arkansas Gazette (Little Rock, Ark.), Tues., Oct. 27, 1953, p. 11.