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Art Project 221 week 7
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  • Due on 12 Dec, 2016 12:00:00
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Part I

  • Click on this link: http://aoc.gov/paintings-0 (Historic Rotunda Paintings).
  • Click on the individual images for each of the 8 paintings to see them in more detail and read the short article on each of the corresponding pages for these paintings.
  • Choose 2 images and write a 200–300-word paragraph for each of them addressing the following:

1.      When was the image commissioned and hung? What is the historical context of this painting? What events were occurring when this painting was created that could have contributed to its content? How are those connections between content and context most clearly presented?

2.      Is the artist successful in communicating contextual influences? Is the message too difficult to understand for a modern viewer?

  • As a heading for each paragraph, include the image, its title, and the artist.

 

Part II

  • Click on this link: http://aoc.gov/capitol-hill/national-statuary-hall-collection/about-national-statuary-hall-collection (About the National Statuary Hall Collection).
  • Read the short overview and description of the collection and search to find the 2 statues that represent your state.
  • Copy the image for each representative of your state into the document or presentation.
    • If you are not a resident of the United States or do not claim a “home state” for any reason, you are free to adopt any of the 50 states as your own for the purposes of this assignment.
  • After the image, include the individual’s name and the state he or she represents.
  • In a 200–300-word paragraph for each image,
    • give a short summary of the individual’s historic significance and
    • give an evaluation of whether this individual is a good choice to represent your state.


      MY STATE IS VIRGINIA.
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Name Instructor Course Date Art Project 221 week 7 Part I: Historic Rotunda Paintings Baptism of Pocahontas, by John Gadsby Chapman. The panting above show a ceremony where the Pocahontas, who as a daughter of an influential chief, was baptized and given the name Rebecca in an Anglican church. The event took place in 1913 or rather 1914 in the colony of Jamestown, Virginia. It was regarded as the first permanent English settlement in North America. The image was placed in 1880, in Rotunda U.S capitol. It is believed that Pocahontas was among the earliest native converts and her subsequent marriage assisted het to establish very peaceful relations between the colonists as well as the Tidewater tribes. The painting depicts Sir Thomas Dale, who was them the deputy governor of the colony, who rose from his chair near the front of the observer of the event. However, Chapman received the commission for the Rotunda painting in 1887 and he selected Pocahontas as its subjects. As such, he may have made a decision to paint her because he had already completed a scene that demonstrated to her the rescue of John Smith. The painting was created in Washington D.C. However, the painting had undergone various face lifts, which included restoration treatments. Chapman was successful in communicating the contextual influences by the time and the image as seen is easy to understand by the modern viewer. Declaration of independencen by John Trumbull The Declaration of Independence is a piece of painting by John Trumbull. The piece of art depicts the actual moment on June 28, 1776 when there was the draft of the Declaration of Independence that was presented to the Second Continental...
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Name Instructor Course Date Art Project 221 week 7 Part I: Historic Rotunda Paintings Baptism of Pocahontas, by John Gadsby Chapman. The panting above show a ceremony where the Pocahontas, who as a daughter of an influential chief, was baptized and given the name Rebecca in an Anglican church. The event took place in 1913 or rather 1914 in the colony of Jamestown, Virginia. It was regarded as the first permanent English settlement in North America. The image was placed in 1880, in Rotunda U.S capitol. It is believed that Pocahontas was among the earliest native converts and her subsequent marriage assisted het to establish very peaceful relations between the colonists as well as the Tidewater tribes. The painting depicts Sir Thomas Dale, who was them the deputy governor of the colony, who rose from his chair near the front of the observer of the event. However, Chapman received the commission for the Rotunda painting in 1887 and he selected Pocahontas as its subjects. As such, he may have made a decision to paint her because he had already completed a scene that demonstrated to her the rescue of John Smith. The painting was created in Washington D.C. However, the painting had undergone various face lifts, which included restoration treatments. Chapman was successful in communicating the contextual influences by the time and the image as seen is easy to understand by the modern viewer. Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull The painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull is on display in the Rotunda of the U.S capital placed in 1826. The subject of the painting is the surrender of the British army at Yorktown, Virginia in the year 1971, which came to an end during the last major campaign of the revolutionary war. In the painting, ther...
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Name Instructor Course Date Art Project 221 week 7 Part I: Historic Rotunda Paintings Baptism of Pocahontas, by John Gadsby Chapman. The panting above show a ceremony where the Pocahontas, who as a daughter of an influential chief, was baptized and given the name Rebecca in an Anglican church. The event took place in 1913 or rather 1914 in the colony of Jamestown, Virginia. It was regarded as the first permanent English settlement in North America. The image was placed in 1880, in Rotunda U.S capitol. It is believed that Pocahontas was among the earliest native converts and her subsequent marriage assisted het to establish very peaceful relations between the colonists as well as the Tidewater tribes. The painting depicts Sir Thomas Dale, who was them the deputy governor of the colony, who rose from his chair near the front of the observer of the event. However, Chapman received the commission for the Rotunda painting in 1887 and he selected Pocahontas as its subjects. As such, he may have made a decision to paint her because he had already completed a scene that demonstrated to her the rescue of John Smith. The painting was created in Washington D.C. However, the painting had undergone various face lifts, which included restoration treatments. Chapman was successful in communicating the contextual influences by the time and the image as seen is easy to understand by the modern viewer. Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull The painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull is on display in the Rotunda of the U.S capital placed in 1826. The subject of the painting is the surrender of the British army at Yorktown, Virginia in the year 1971, which came to an end during the last major campaign of the revolutionary war. In the p...
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