Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Fact of the Day: American Gothic Dentist

When Grant Wood made his famous 1930 painting, he used his sister and his dentist as models for the artwork. 

10 comments:

shwet said...

That's interesting!
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RO said...

That's a pretty cool idea! Hugs...RO

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I knew about the sister but not the dentist!

Pat Hatt said...

Guess he liked the dentist

Christine said...

Interesting, I thought it was a Norman Rockwell painting.

Joanne Noragon said...

That's what dentists looked like in the thirties!

Lisa said...

I just learned something new.
Lisa

Birgit said...

I never liked this picture. His sister could have done with a makeover:)

Martha said...

I think I'd heard about that at some point. That is pretty interesting.

Fundy Blue said...

Somehow a dentist holding a pitchfork seems appropriate ~ LOL