Grant Wood / The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, West Branch, Iowa / 1931Grant Wood
The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, West Branch, Iowa

View Larger Image

View Full Catalog Record Below

This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library™), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world. offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
Preview the AMICA Library™ Public Collection in Luna Browser Now

  • Cultures and time periods represented range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
  • Types of works include paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs, textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.

Gain access to this incredible resource through either a monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute details of the images. Visit for more information on the collection, click on the link below the revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at .

Creator Name: Wood, Grant
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1892 - 1942
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Grant Wood
Title: The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, West Branch, Iowa
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1931
Creation End Date: 1931
Creation Date: 1931
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Oil on composition board
Dimensions: H.29-5/8 x W.39-3/4 in.
Inscriptions: SIGNATURE; DATE
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 81.105
Credit Line: Purchased jointly by The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Des Moines Art Center; with funds from the John R. Van Derlip Fund, Mrs. Howard H. Frank and the Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., 81.105
Copyright: Art: © Artist or Artist's Estate/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
AMICA ID: MIA_.81.105
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: ? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.

Home | Subscribe | Preview | Benefits | About | Help | Contact
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.