American Gothic
American Gothic
American Gothic is a 1930 painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood was inspired to paint what is now known as the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, along with "the kind of people [he] fancied should live in that house".
Artist: Grant Wood
Dimensions: 2′ 5″ x 2′ 1″
Created: 1930–1930
Periods: Modernism, Regionalism
Locations: Royal Academy of Arts (2017–2017), School of the Art Institute of Chicago (since 1930)
Subject: Farmer, Midwestern United States
Media: Oil paint, Beaverboard

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