a tour through The mid 18th century to the mid 19th century
The portrait is of Benjamin West's wife and their son who was also named Benjamin. When I first saw the portrait I thought the little boy was a girl.
This portrait of Alexander Hamilton was created by oil and canvas. Alexander Hamilton was Washington's right hand man and during the American Revolution Hamilton would back up Washington's troops.
This portrait stands for all time as the image that best represents what Washington meant to us. Unlike the other portraits of Washington, this portrait shows him after the war in casual wear, not his uniform.
The lighting and the soft pink helps represent Cinderella's innocence and beauty. I see Cinderella playing with a cat while her stepsisters are getting ready for the ball in the background.
Henry Clay was well known for his unstinting devotion, in the House of Representatives and later in the Senate, to maintaining a strong American union. In the portrait, Clay looks like he has a really long neck.
In this portrait I see a small boy reading a boy. His skin color is very pale and it makes it harder to see him because the background is also very light.
Dolley Madison was the wife of James Madison and when the white house was sent of fire by the British, Lady Madison went into the fire and try to save as many paintings as she could. In the painting I see how her light skin tone contradicts the background.
I see a girl who I assume is Diana and she's running away. The author painted this landscape when he saw the Alps on his journey to Italy.
I see a woman and her two children and the child she is holding is interested in the gold fish and trying to touch it. The background colors all blend with each other and the different colors of the women's dresses make them pop.
In this glowing portrait of two of his nine children, Rembrandt Peale paid equal tribute to their sisterly love and to their embrace of the family tradition of an artistic calling. The light skin of both sisters make them stand out from the background.
In this painting by James Peale I see different types of vegetables on a table. The lighting in this painting changes from light on the left side to dark on the right side.
In this painting I see black raspberries and red raspberries in a bowl. Unlike the the other fruit painting, this painting is much darker.
Though she also produced landscapes, still lifes, and portraits, Anna Claypoole Peale was best known for watercolor-on-ivory miniatures like “Nancy Aertsen.”
I see from the woman's face features that she is kind and giving.
This painting is part of a group of at least 200 portraits of Native Americans by Charles Bird King. Five of these, including this one, exist in the White House collection. I like how the color of her outfit pleases her skin tone.
In this portrait by Francis Guy I see the sunrise and I love how realistic and accurate this painting looks.
In this landscape, I see a lake and a person on a canoe. I also see a single branch that stands out from the background.
In this picture I see hummingbirds taking the pollen out of flowers and I like the way the colors correspond with each other. Furthermore, the hummingbirds blend in with the flowers.
In this image I see 5 birds and each bird are very detailed.
Swift virgin goddess of moon and hunt, Diana alights poised on one foot, a technical tour de force. The life-size terracotta, supported by interior metal armatures, is constructed of at least ten separately fired sections.
This bust is of Pius VI Braschi and it is very detailed. Especially his hair and his long weird shaped eyebrows.
Benjamin Rush was born on January 4, 1746 in Byberry Township, Pennsylvania, the son of John Rush, a farmer and gunsmith, and Susanna Hall Harvey. I like the sharp outlines and the color of the bust.
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