El Angelus

 

by Jean-Francois Millet

 

 

About the painting: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Angelus_(painting)

 

And: http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/paintings-analysis/angelus-millet.htm

 

About landscape realism -- http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/genres/barbizon-school-landscape-painting.htm

 

A video explanation  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpSVsXpNJ48

 

Fun stuff:

Dali's Version https://www.dalipaintings.com/millets-architectonic-angelus.jsp

Another Dali: https://parodiesandvariations.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/dali-archeological-reminiscence-of-millets-angelus/

 

As seen on the Andy Griffin show: https://www.metv.com/stories/the-painting-hanging-above-sheriff-andys-fireplace-is-a-french-masterwork-that-spooked-a-young-salvador-dali

 

Activities

1) Creative variations on this painting.  Salt and Pepper shakers?  Luke and Leia?  Elsa and Anna?  Buzz and Woody?

 

2) Discussion of other traditions / prayers / practices.  Taps?  Retreat?  

 

3) Draw other farming or harvest activities.

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