American Gothic is a super famous painting by artist Grant Wood.
Check it out below, you've probably seen it before, right?
People say ts one of the most familiar images of our time.
Grant Wood was an American artist who had trained in Europe.
He was inspired to make this painting based on a house he saw in Iowa.
He said he would paint it with, "The kind of people I fancied should live in that house."
Grant chose to use his sister Nan to model as the woman.
For the man, Grant asked his dentist, Dr. Byron McKeeby.
Her are some photos of the original house and the models that inspired the painting.
The models look pretty serious, even in the photograph.