Grant Wood’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 13, 1891

Death Date

Feb 12, 1942

Age of Death

50 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death

Feb 12, 1942



The painter Grant Wood died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known for his iconic painting, ‘American Gothic.’ He pioneered Regionalism along with John Steuart Curry and Thomas Hart Benton. He became the patron artist of Cedar Rapids.

His father passed away in 1901, after which his family relocated to Cedar Rapids. He grew up with a sister named Nan. He worked as an apprentice at a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, metal shop. He and Sara Sherman Maxon were married from 1935 until 1938.



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