You probably recognize this famous painting, but did you know the man in American Gothic was modeled after the artist's dentist? #trivia #funfacts

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You probably recognize this famous painting, but did you know the man in American Gothic was modeled after the artist's dentist? #trivia #funfacts

Grant Wood  We had one of his paintings hanging up at my elementary school.

Grant Wood We had one of his paintings hanging up at my elementary school.

The models for American Gothic /   In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_gothic

The models for American Gothic / In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_gothic

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