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By National Gallery of Art

ISBN-10: 1613749007

ISBN-13: 9781613749005

Lavishly illustrated with thousands of full-color pictures, this family-oriented artwork source introduces youngsters to greater than 50 nice artists and their paintings, with corresponding actions and explorations that motivate creative improvement, concentrated taking a look, and inventive writing. This treasure trove of paintings from the nationwide Gallery of paintings comprises, between others, works by means of Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck shut, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing a variety of creative kinds and strategies. Written through museum educators with many years of hands-on event in either art-making actions and making artwork relatable to young children, the actions contain sculpting a clay determine encouraged through Edgar Degas; drawing an item from contact by myself, encouraged by means of Joan Miro's adventure as an artwork scholar; portray a double-sided portrait with one facet reflecting actual characteristics and the opposite facet character qualities, encouraged by way of Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci; and making a tale according to a Mary Cassatt portray. Educators, homeschoolers, and households alike will locate their creativity sparked through this paintings extravaganza.

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Divide the other side in half. On the left side, write a note to a friend, a family member, or yourself! Share a special memory of your hometown. On the right side, write the address on the postcard, place a stamp in the upper right corner, and send it in the mail. Jasper Francis Cropsey 1 Cropsey’s Colors In the mid-nineteenth century, landscape painting grew in popularity among artists in the United States. Captivated by the sweeping vistas of their country, many of them explored and painted the picturesque valley of New York’s Hudson River.

He created more than five hundred paintings. After his extensive travels, he put his paintings on view alongside American Indian artifacts in an exhibition he called The Indian Gallery. To educate viewers about this disappearing culture, he took the collection on tour to several cities on the East Coast and then to London. 40 Exploring Places White Cloud: Head Chief of the Iowas Mew-hu-she-kaw, known as White Cloud or No Heart-of-Fear, was one of several tribal chiefs of the Iowa people in the midnineteenth century.

Ginevra de’ Benci was purchased from Prince Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein for the National Gallery’s collection in 1967. 54 Examining Portraits Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun 1 Pleasing Portraits Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755 – 1842) was so successful as a portrait painter in France during the late eighteenth century that she often had a waiting list! Why was she so popular? She pleased her clients by making them look attractive, with graceful poses and happy expressions. Her works mirrored fashionable life before the French Revolution of 1789.

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