The Rocky Mountains
George Henry Boughton
Pilgrims Going to Church
Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The Boating Party
David Playing for Saul
Apples and Oranges
Lucas Cranach the Younger
Conversion of Paul
John Steuart Curry
Tornado Over Kansas
A Young Hare
Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Charles I of England
Jan Van Eyck
The Arnolfini Marriage
Juan de Flandes
Marriage Feast at Cana
Vincent van Gogh
With Bandaged Ear
Manuel Osorio De Zuniga
Hans Holbein the Younger
Edward VI as a Child
Sailing the Catboat
Pieter de Hooch
of a House in Delft
Light at Two Lights
The Last Supper
Duke of Berry
on a Journey
Claude Oscar Monet
St. George and the Dragon
Rembrandt van Rijn
The Syndics of the
The Smoke Signal
A Girl With a Watering Can
Sir Joshua Reynolds
George Clive and His Family
The Flower Carrier
The Golden Rule
Woman Walking in an Exotic Forest
Peter Paul Rubens
La Grande Jatte
Portrait of a Man
in a Red Cap
Leonardo De Vinci
James Abbot McNeill Whistler
These studies of Famous Paintings
were written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages.
They will help students become familiar with
and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists.
Teachers, for each lesson you will find a biography of the artist,
a study sheet, a worksheet, a greyscale print of the picture,
a jigsaw puzzle, a printable and online crossword puzzle, word search, and word scramble,
links for further research, and links to art lessons for many of the artists.
There are posters, books, and videos you can order.
We have a new game "Who is the Artist?".
The Art Gallery is open. The public domain prints are taken from a
1913 Edition of Famous Paintings.
SUGGESTIONS for using the ART LESSONS
Read the story about the artist and the painting.
Study the view of the featured painting.
Study other pictures by the same artist on the page and in the slideshow
Explore the links in the box.
Look at the books in the Library.
Print the study sheet, worksheet and/or multiple-choice test. Answer the questions.
Work the jigsaw puzzle.
Print and work the crossword puzzle, word find, and word scramble.
Choose an online crossword puzzle, word find, memory puzzle, or word scramble to work
Take the online multiple-choice test.
Print and color the picture and/or color it online.
Save your lesson pages and make a book of Famous Artists at the end of the school year.
Note to teachers and parents
How to Use Famous Paintings for Tutoring
Teachers, you can find a list of the completed printable and online multiple-choice tests here.
These tests are computer graded and if you are registered your grades will be saved for you.
You can create multiple classes if you need more than one.)
In the interest of safe surfing for young people,
all outside resources on the art lessons above were checked by hand on 1/1/2012
If you find anything inappropriate please contact Mrs. Stevens at
Teachers and homeschool moms,
you can make games such as these for your students at
Masterpiece of the Month: An Art Appreaciation Program for Grades K-5
By Jennifer Thomas / Teacher Created Resources
Students learn about artistic concepts by looking at great works of art. Follow-up art activities using crayons, chalk, tempera paint, and more reinforce learning.
Where Art Thou? Game
By Wj Fantasy Inc
Increase your family's art appreciation IQ with this unique and exciting game! It includes 4 games in one--you can play Concentration, Art Trivia, Bingo, or Mix and Match, while building memory, visual recognition, and coordination skills. The deck of 72 full-color 2.25" x 2.25" sturdy cards includes two each of 36 images from American masterpieces, with instructions and information about each "canvas." Inside, you'll also find a game sheet complete with all the paintings and instructions for how to play each of the games. Also, the games have many levels of play. Recommended for 2 or more player, ages 3 and up.
Art Lessons: Busy Teachers Guide Intermediate
By Michelle M. McAuliffe / Teacher Created Resources
Creating specifically for the time-strapped teacher, these easy to create art projects will make art easy and enjoyable for all! Students will learn the basic elements of art and how to apply them with lessons on drawing, painting, and multi-media projects. Each lesson includes a purpose, art history note, material lists, procedure, assignment choices, connection and reproducible. 80 perforated, reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 3-5.
Google Art Project - Virtual Visits to Museums
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