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Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Girl</em> by Paul Klee
This essay focuses on John Singer Sargent's painting The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy which is filled with light and displays his characteristic dazzling brushwork. The figures...
Essay: <em>The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy</em> by John Singer Sargent
The turbulent, emotional Romantic spirit and the art that it inspired held no fascination for artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. He strove for order and restraint in every drawing and painting he...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret</em> by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
A brief essay about Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole. This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans...
Essay: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
This essay discusses James McNeill Whistler's luminous nocturnal visions which were forerunners of the experiments in abstraction that would follow in the 20th century. In works such as Nocturne...
Essay: <em>Nocturne: Blue and Gold—Southhampton Water</em> by James McNeill Whistler
A brief essay focusing on Martin Johnson Heade's Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth which celebrates the sensory appeal of flowers and fabric while also presenting a particular species of...
Essay: <em>Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth</em> by martin Johnson Heade
Mother and Child offers a sense of security that exists in a loving family relationship. The figures have large, solid bodies that may remind the viewer of classical sculptures rather than...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Mother and Child</em> by Pablo Picasso
A brief essay focusing on the painting At Mouquin's by William Glackens. With her brillantly rendered dress and cloak, Jeanne Mouquin is the focal point of the composition in this painting...
Essay: <em>At Mouquin's</em> by William Glackens
A brief essay focusing on Hale Woodruff and his painting Twilight. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Twilight</em> by Hale Woodruff
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