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Art of The Gilded Age Late 19 th Century American Art American Studies William Fremd High School Mr. Anderson Mr. Palmer Mr. Schaefer Ms. MarshMr. Mc Cusker.

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1 Art of The Gilded Age Late 19 th Century American Art American Studies William Fremd High School Mr. Anderson Mr. Palmer Mr. Schaefer Ms. MarshMr. Mc Cusker

2 Discuss one of Winslow Homer’s paintings. Describe it and its subject. Children were the major focus of most of Homer’s works, discuss why they were and what was the focus. Discuss one of Thomas Eakins’ paintings. Describe it and its subject. Compare John Singer Sargents’ idea of “W-O-M-A-N” and Mary Cassat’s focus of woman.

3 Winslow Homer 1836-1910 Reaction to Civil War Reaction to Industrialization Childhood African-Americans “Soldier Meditating by a Grave”

4 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to the Civil War: Veteran In A New Field

5 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to the Civil War: Prisoners from the Front

6 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to Industrialization and Paintings about Childhood Snap the Whip

7 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to Industrialization and Paintings about Childhood The Country School

8 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to Industrialization and Paintings about Childhood Sailing the Catboat

9 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to Industrialization and Paintings about Childhood: Boat

10 Winslow Homer’s Reaction to Industrialization and Paintings about Childhood: Fresh Air

11 Winslow Homer’s Paintings about African- Americans: The Water-Melon Boys Does this image look familiar?

12 Winslow Homer Paintings about African-Americans: A Visit from the Old Mistress

13 Winslow Homer Paintings about African-Americans: The Cotton Pickers

14 Winslow Homer Paintings about African- Americans: Upland Cotton

15 Winslow Homer Paintings about African-Americans: A Sunday Morning in Virginia

16 Winslow Homer Paintings about African- Americans: The Busy Bee

17 Other painters of the period expressed similar sentiments about the state of African-Americans. Edward Lamson Henry: Kept In

18 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: The Blue Boat

19 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: The Sponge Diver

20 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: The Gulf Stream

21 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: Fog Warning

22 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: Lost on the Grand Banks In 1998, Microsoft’s Bill Gates paid more than $30,000,000 for this painting, the most ever for an American painting. (Doris Homer, one of Winslow Homer’s living relatives said, “It’s not worth it!”)

23 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: Right and Left

24 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: An October Day

25 Winslow Homer’s Realism/Naturalism: Deer Drinking

26 Thomas Eakins 1844-1916 Baseball Players Practicing Thomas Eakins was fascinated by the human form. He sought to capture it in action and in its purest forms.

27 Thomas Eakins: The Gross Clinic

28 Thomas Eakins: Detail of The Gross Clinic

29 Thomas Eakins: Study of the Head of Samuel David Gross

30 Thomas Eakins: The Agnew Clinic

31 Thomas Eakins: John Biglin in A Single Scull

32 Thomas Eakins: Max Schmitt in A Single Scull

33 Thomas Eakins: The Biglin Brothers Turning the Stake

34 James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) Study in Grey and Black

35 James Abbott McNeill Whistler: At the Piano

36 James Abbott McNeill Whistler Symphony in White Symphony in White II

37 Impressionism: A style of painting started in France during the 1860s. Impressionist artists tried to paint candid glimpses of their subjects in everyday life, which showed the effects of sunlight on objects and people at different times and in different weather conditions throughout the day. Mary Cassatt Reine Leaning over Margot’s Shoulder

38 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925 Self Portait

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41 W. O. M. A. N.

42 John Singer Sargent: Carnation Lily, Lily Rose

43 John Singer Sargent: Mrs. George Swinton

44 John Singer Sargent: The Acheson Sisters

45 John Singer Sargent: Madame X

46 John Singer Sargent: Lady Agnew of Lochnaw

47 John Singer Sargent: Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children

48 John Singer Sargent: Alice Vanderbilt Shepard

49 John Singer Sargent: Mrs. Henry White

50 John Singer Sargent: Mrs. Hugh Hammersley

51 John Singer Sargent: The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit

52 John Singer Sargent: Mr. And Mrs. John Phelps Stokes

53 W. O. M. A. N.

54 Another side of John Singer Sargent: The Hermit

55 Mary Cassatt 1844-1926 The only American to exhibit with the French Impressionists One of only two women to exhibit with the French Impressionists Concentrated on the public and private lives of women Breakfast in Bed

56 Mary Cassatt: The Garden

57 Mary Cassatt: The Bath

58 Mary Cassatt: At the Opera

59 Mary Cassatt: At the Theater

60 Mary Cassatt: Lydia in a Loge Wearing a Pearl Necklace

61 Mary Cassatt: Lydia Seated at an Embroidery Table

62 Mary Cassatt: Woman Reading in a Garden

63 Mary Cassatt: Mrs. Duffee Seated on a Striped Sofa

64 Mary Cassatt: The Cup of Tea

65 Mary Cassatt: The Letter (based on a Japanese print)

66 Mary Cassatt: Alexander J. Cassatt and His Son

67 Maurice Prendergast 1858-1924 Allies Day, May, 1917

68 Maurice Prendergast: Central Park, 1901


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