Grandma Moses quote

"I look back on my life like a good day's work, it was done and I am satisfied with it."

Grandma Moses

Born: September 7, 1860

Die: December 13, 1961

Occupation: Artist

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I look back on my life like a good day's work, it was done and I am satisfied with it.

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If you know somethin' well, you can always paint it but people would be better off buyin' chickens.

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If I hadn't started painting, I would have raised chickens.

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A primitive artist is an amateur whose work sells.

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I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people.

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I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene.

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Memory is a painter. Paintin's not important. The important thing is keepin' busy.

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