Grant Wood and Little Sister Nan: Essays and Remembrances

Grant Wood and Little Sister Nan: Essays and Remembrances


Written by Julie Jensen McDonald

Retail: $16.95
ISBN: 9781572160385
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
Pages: 142

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This book traces the life of one of the most famous models in art. The life of the artist, her brother, is documented. Many illustrations. With over 40 photographs of the artist and his sister, this title, illustrated with family photos, tells the untold story of Nan’s life. She is known worldwide as the woman who posed with the man holding the pitchfork in Grant’s painting American Gothic. This is a book for Iowans proud of Grant Wood and for all those who like Americana-type subjects. The chapter Life with Edward is a tobacco road story of life in California in the 1930s.