Come Look With Me: Art in Early America
Well suited for both individual and classroom use, Art in Early America pairs quality art reproductions with thought-provoking questions, encouraging children to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Thoughtful text introduces the world and work of the artist, making the most of a child's natural curiosity.
Children are introduced to a variety of media and styles in American art of the 1700s and 1800s. History comes alive as children examine the de- sign of Samuel Mclntire's Gardner-Pingree House inside and out and imagine how it was lit during the day and night; they encounter Black Rock, A Two Kettle (? ) Chief in George Catlin's stately painting; they witness the War of 1812 with Thomas Chambers' Capture of the H R.M. Frigate Macedonian by the U. S. Frigate United States.