Alice Ford collection, 1943-1945.


Ford, Alice, 1906-,. Alice Ford collection, 1943-1945.

Alice Ford collection, 1943-1945.

Collection contains correspondence, pamphlet and catalog related to the American artists Grandma Moses and Joseph Stella.

.08 linear foot (1 folder)

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Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961 (person)

Grandma Moses (born Anna Mary Robertson Moses, September 7, 1860, Greenwich, NY–d. December 13, 1961, Hoosick Falls, NY) left home at age 12 to find work with wealthy families nearby. She married Thomas Salmon Moses, another helper on a farm, and they moved to Staunton, Virginia and then to a farm in Eagle Bridge, NY. While in Eagle Bridge, she was called Grandma Moses. Beginning in 1932, Grandma Moses made embroidered pictures of yarn and quilted objects; she started painting at age 76 when dev...

Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946 (person)

Painter, draftsman; New York, N.Y. Born near Naples, Italy. Came to New York City in 1896. Studied at the Art Students League and at the New York School of Art from 1898-1908, and in Italy and France from 1909 to 1913, when he returned to New York. From the description of Joseph Stella papers, 1905-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82379655 ...

Ford, Alice, 1906- (person)

Alice Ford is an authority on American folk art. She wrote a biography of the Quaker artist, Edward Hicks, and published it in 1952. From the description of Research notes for the biography of Edward Hicks, c. 1952. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 31403477 Alice Ford was a prominent scholar and biographer of John James Audubon and Edward Hicks. Her books on Audubon include Audubon's Butterflies, Moths, and Other Studies (1952, ed.), John James Audubon:...