Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Political Scene in Early Bloomington

Explore the image Political Scene in Early Bloomington created by Theophilus Wylie in 1837

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Political Scene in Early Bloomington
Artist: Theophilus Wylie
Date: 1837

  1. What is the main focus of this painting? How can you tell?
  2. What are some of the activities people are doing in this painting?
  3. What different types of people can you identify in this painting?
  4. How would you describe the colors in this painting?
  5. What title would you give to this painting?
  6. What do you like most about this painting? What do you like least?
  7. How would you describe the mood of this painting? How did this artist create this mood?

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