Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Armistice Day 1918

Explore the image Armistice Day 1918 created by Gifford Beal in 1918

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Armistice Day 1918
Artist: Gifford Beal
Date: 1918

  1. Describe what is going on in this scene.
  2. What is Armistice Day?
  3. How would you expect people to feel about the armistice?
  4. How many different flags can you identify?
  5. How has the artist shown depth in this painting?
  6. What is the overall mood of this scene? How does Beal convey this mood?

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