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Grant Wood born in Anamosa in 1891

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ANAMOSA (KWWL) -- Grant Wood was born on his family's farm four miles east of Anamosa February 13, 1891.

After turning ten, his father died, and he moved to Cedar Rapids to live with his mother.

Grant Wood became a world-famous artist with his painting, American Gothic.  The painting is on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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