December 3

Frederick Douglass, Martin R. Delaney begin anti-slavery paper “The North Star”

December 3, 1847

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American painter Gilbert Stuart born

December 3, 1755

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  • Genre in the Visual Arts: Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Genre in the Visual Arts: Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes

    Still Life, portrait, and landscape are all categories, or genres, of painting which your students have probably seen examples of on their trips to the museum or when looking through an art book. This lesson plan will help students to understand and differentiate the various genres in the visual arts, particularly in Western painting. Students will learn to identify major genres, and will learn to discriminate between a painting’s subject and its genre.

Polish-born English novelist Joseph Conrad born

December 3, 1857

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