Questions to Consider [show/hide]
Artist: H. C. Westermann
- What sort of setting does the background depict?
- What information can you glean from looking closely at the silver person?
- What sort of qualities would you expect a cowboy to have?
- What is the mood of this scene?
- Create a narrative from the details of the scene.
- The silver cowboy figure is actually a chrome-plated hood ornament and the background is a painting by Westermann’s wife, Joanna. How do these inclusions affect your interpretation?
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