Historical & Environmental Education Reading

American Impressionism - Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Weir gets ready to paint in his Branchville studio
Weir gets ready to paint in his Branchville studio

This on-line exhibit from the Smithsonian American Art Museum matches paintings with historical context & critical analysis. The selection of American treasures features Weir Farm regulars prominently, including Julian Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, John Twachtman, and Theodore Robinson.

Start with Weir's "Upland Pasture" (#50) and continue to discover an array of pieces (each with short descriptions) inspired by classic American scenes.

Details

View:
http://americanart.si.edu/t2go/1ai/image-frame.html
Publisher:
Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Principal Financial Group
Type:
Report or Paper
Subject:
Art, Education, History, Visual Arts
type:
Historical & Environmental Education Reading