An Introduction to Art History-Landscape Painters


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Brand new release, Now in print version! This includes: one 83 page softcover text, 21 cardstock lesson cards with full color Masterpiece cards, and one black 3 ring binder, all packaged attractively together in shrink wrapping. Binder has a label affixed, for the child’s name. Lesson Cards and Masterpieces are 3 hole punched for ease in creating the child’s art history portfolio.

An Introduction to Art History – A Classical Approach to Art History” is designed to be a first art history course for anyone desiring to add some art appreciation to their home or Christian school. All ages can learn together in these 30 minute sessions which connect other subject areas to the fine arts. Classical educators will especially love the fifth text in this series. In this text we will discuss landscape painting in Western art along with introducing some of the great landscape painters throughout the 17th, 18th & 19th centuries. Periods and styles that will be discussed are the Dutch landscape artists of the Golden Age; the Hudson River School, the School of Barbizon, French Neo-classical art; and French and American Impressionism.

Included are colorful works by the artists on 12 cardstock “Masterpieces” pages, along with 9 cardstock “Art Lesson Cards” for the art lessons. Students complete the art lessons and add them to the included 3 ring binder, creating a delightful portfolio by the end of the course. Ages 8 & Up.

There are 36 brief art history lessons, 36 art lessons, and 3 quizzes. They are divided into 12 days of lessons for each artist, combining factual information about the person’s life with a brief art lesson to complete. This course is copyrighted and allowed to be copied and used by one homeschool, but is also suitable for homeschool group meetings or classrooms. In group or co-op settings, each family needs to purchase a book to be in compliance with copyright regulations.


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