American Gothic was painted in 1930, by Grant Wood. The portrait painting is based on the early 1900's life and Flemish Renaissance art. Wood also incorporated midwestern culture into his work.
Grant Wood lived from 1891 to 1942 (51 years old).
The pictures shows a farmer standing beside his daughter, often mistaken to be his wife.
The painting is currently in 2021 located at the Art institute of Chicago.
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