START WITH ART: The Lady with the Veil

START WITH ART: The Lady with the Veil

Welcome/welcome back! We're starting our day by examining the oil painting pictured below. Take a look at the artwork then read the questions to the students/children in your life and see how starting your day with art can ignite creativity and critical thinking!

Title: The Lady with the Veil (The Artist's Wife Marie Suzanne Giroust)

Artist: Alexander Roslin

Date: 1768

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions in cm: 65 x 54 cm

Start with Art Questions:

  • What do you notice about the lady's attire and pose?
  • Why do you think the artist chose to depict her with a veil?
  • What do you think the expression on her face might suggest?

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