START WITH ART: The Song of the Lark
We're starting our day by examining "The Song of the Lark" 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!
Let's get started.
Title: The Song of the Lark
Artist: Jules Adolphe Breton
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 110.6 × 85.8 cm
Start with Art Questions:
- Can you describe the scene, including the girl and any other elements that catch your eye?
The title suggests a connection between the girl and a lark. How do you think the artist has captured the idea of a lark's song in the painting?
Jules Breton often painted scenes of rural life. How does "The Song of the Lark" represent the beauty of nature and the simplicity of everyday life?
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