Historical Paintings: Story or History?

Jennifer Paulsen
8th Grade American History & English Teacher
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Historical paintings ARE snapshots of the past, just not in the way that you think. They aren't a photographic representation of the events they portray. However, they are carefully constructed viewpoints regarding those events that reveal much about the creator as well as the time and place of the painting's story.

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