Rest you, Lee Godie. You have found yet another fan in me.
Caris Reid for Dossier Journal, sheds a little light on the eccentricities of the artist:
Lee Godie was a Chicago based outsider artist, who spent much of her adult life homeless, selling her paintings in front of the Art Institute of Chicago for $5 or $100, depending on her mood. Now her paintings can be found at auction houses, selling for thousands of dollars.
* Excerpt taken sans permission from Dossier Journal, click here to see for yourself.