popturf

user locations: chewing_the_scenery - art and design

view full profile

american gothic house

from american gothic, grant wood posted in art and design by chewing_the_scenery

The house is also known as the Dibble House after Charles Dibble who built it in 1881. It's an example of the Carpenter Gothic architectural style, and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

view full location details...

american gothic house

from american gothic, grant wood posted in art and design by chewing_the_scenery

This house in Eldon, Iowa was Grant Wood's inspiration for the backdrop of his iconic painting American Gothic. The models for the farmer and his daughter were Wood's dentist and sister. The painting is currently in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

view full location details...