What the famous painting called where an old man and woman are standing side by side with a pitchfork?

The famous painting is called “American Gothic” and was painted by Grant Wood. The work of art depicts a farmer and his spinster daughter standing in front of their Gothic revival style house in the Midwest. Wood used his sister and their dentist as models for the daughter and the farmer. “American Gothic” is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 04:15PM EST
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