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American Gothic : a life of America's most famous painting

Author: Steven Biel; Grant Wood
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes Grant Wood's portrait of Iowa farmers, and documents how the piece has represented midwestern Puritanism, hard-working endurance, and the often-parodied American heartland.
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Named Person: Grant Wood; Grant Wood; Grant Wood; Grant Wood; Grant Wood
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Biel; Grant Wood
ISBN: 039305912X 9780393059120
OCLC Number: 57731007
Description: 215, [8] p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: The "original" --
Iconoclasm --
Icon --
Parody.
Responsibility: Steven Biel.

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Describes Grant Wood's portrait of Iowa farmers, and documents how the piece has represented midwestern Puritanism, hard-working endurance, and the often-parodied American heartland.

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