American Gothic, painted by Grant Wood in 1930, is one of the most iconic and recognized works of 19th century Americana. Here is a great photo of the models for American Gothic, Nan Wood Graham and Byron McKeeby. The photo was shot in 1930. Wonderful!


  1. The artist made her much more homely than she actually is! He’s spot on though!

  2. Aw, I hoped that the artist had been driving through the countryside when he sees these two, stops and says “don’t move!”

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