Principle of Motion
The smoke drifting to the left and the bent over positions of the people imply movement.
The stepping motion of one boy and the reaching motion of another as well as the ripples in the water convey motion.
Motion is shown in that the men are all bent over forward or backward, muscles taught with the tree in the middle almost vertical..
The waves and sails on the boats imply motion.
The leftward leaning branches, twigs, and cross imply wind movement.
The woman holding out her right arm horizontally as well as the movement in the women's dresses imply movement to the left.
The running positions of the people in the middle imply motion.
The girl's hair and clothing being blown to the left conveys wind movement.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Ateneum Art Museum
MuMa - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux
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