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Stories Pictures Tell

Book Four

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,837 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.5
LoC Categories: NX, LT
Downloads: 950
Added to site: 2010.05.23 27864
Genres: Art, Instructional

ove? What kind of pictures were the popular artists of that day painting? Why were Millet's pictures not popular? When were his pictures appreciated? Why have his pictures outlived those of the popular artists of that time?



=Questions to arouse interest.= What do you see in this picture? For whom is the dog grieving? What makes you think the shepherd may have been an old man? a religious man? a lonely man? Is there anything in the picture that would suggest the country in which he lived? What is there in the picture to suggest the time of the year? the occupation of the man? What kind of dog is this? Who painted the picture? Tell something about his life. Do you like this picture? How does it make you feel?

=Original Picture:= South Kensington Museum, London. =Artist:= Sir Edwin Landseer (l[)a]nd´´s[=e]r). =Birthplace:= London, England. =Dates:= Born, 1802; died, 1873.

=The story of the picture.= Here we are l



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