Comparing French Impressionism & Realism in the Works of Homer & Sargent

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Which of these is not a characteristic of Realism?

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1. What did the symbolism of Winslow Homer's work tend to represent?

2. What about Homer's 'Veteran in a New Field' is not realist in style?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent were 19th century American artists skilled in the styles of Realism and Impressionism that defined European art. This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of symbolism and styles in the works of these two influential painters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Characteristics of Realism
  • Symbolism in Winslow Homer's paintings
  • Homer's 'Veteran in a New Field'
  • John Singer Sargent's techniques
  • Sargent's 'The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit'

Skills Practiced

Students taking this quiz will also practice these related skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Realism and Impressionism in the works of Homer and Sargent
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the artistic styles of Realism and Impressionism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the realist and impressionist elements in the works of Homer and Sargent

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled Comparing French Impressionism & Realism in the Works of Homer & Sargent to learn more about this topic. The objectives met by thiis lesson include the following:

  • Analyze symbolism in Winslow Homer's 'Breezing Up'
  • Describe Sargent's style and techniques seen in his landscapes and portraits
  • Explain events that characterized 19th century America
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