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Designs on the Heart

The Homemade Art of Grandma Moses

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674022263

Publication Date: 05/29/2006


304 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

78 color illustrations, 16 halftones


  • To the Reader
  • Prologue: Flying Over Quilted Landscapes
  • 1. The Air Castle Years
  • 2. The Old Oaken Bucket
  • 3. Making Soap, Washing Sheep
  • 4. Sugaring Off
  • 5. Mother Moses "Discovered"
  • 6. From Farm Wife to Media Darling
  • 7. A “Primitive” Artist
  • 8. Cakes and Cards
  • 9. G. Moses, Inc.
  • 10. Grandma Is Very Old
  • Epilogue: “Work, For the Night Is Coming”
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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