Midnight ride of paul revere this shows a picture of paul revere riding through the town during the revolutionary war it is an iconic masterpiece and memorial for that famous event. The midnight ride of paul revere by grant wood (1931) wood was captivated by the idea of a local hero carrying vital news, raising the alarm, and. Paul revere lesson plans and students study the historical significance of the event as they examine the grant wood painting and primary sources regarding the. Wood's best known work is his 1930 painting american gothic, the midnight ride of paul revere (1931) plaid sweater wanda m grant wood:.
A framed offset lithograph by grant wood, entitled the midnight ride of paul revere taken from an oil painting by american artist grant wood (1891 -1942), the oil painting depicts an image of the legendary story of the american patriot paul revere revere rides on horseback at night, taken from a. The midnight ride of paul revere, 1931,grant wood [1892-1942] 17 teaching activities describe and analyze interpret e|m|s have each student write a list of at least five different objects they see in the painting. Grant wood created his image of paul revere's ride in 1931 he had achieved national renown the year before with his painting, american gothic that depicted an older farmer with his daughter from wood's home state of iowa.
Transcript of paul revere, propaganda, and primary documents boston massacre the midnight ride of paul revere grant wood, 1931 henry wadsworth longfellow's poem. 1 paul revere's ride, by henry wadsworth longfellow upper es / social studies patriotism, action, poetry, community study the painting the midnight ride of paul revere, by grant wood. Paul revere's midnight ride student resources the midnight ride of paul revere painting by grant wood, 1931 - metropolitan museum of art. This lesson asks students to use primary source evidence to assess grant wood's famous 1931 painting, the midnight ride of paul revere students must also determine the event's historical significance this lesson offers a wealth of resources for analyzing artwork as historical evidence and.
Listen, my children, and you shall hear / of the midnight ride of paul revere with those words, henry wadsworth longfellow, in a poem published in 1861, galloped away with the legend of the. 21 grant wood in 1931 did a striking painting of the midnight ride of paul revere, (1931), which gave the same interpretation a different twist the midnight rider appeared as a dark, faceless, solitary figure, galloping alone through an eery new england townscape that appeared sterile and lifeless in the brilliant moonlight. Midnight ride of paul revere, 1931 grant wood painting convey the idea documents similar to paul revere ride.
Midnight ride of paul revere—fact, fiction, and artistic licenseoverview of the activitiesread the directions and make use of the resources this launchpad is linked to to gain a better understanding and appreciation of wood's paintingin order to complete the assignments, you will also need the following resources. And to add a little culture into the discussion, this is one of my favorite paintings by grant wood, called the midnight ride of paul revere, also based on the poemgrant wood is best known for his iconic painting american gothic but there are some other great works in his oeuvre. Of the midnight ride of paul revere, on the eighteenth of april, in seventy-five: hardly a man is now alive who remembers that famous day and year. Grant wood, the midnight ride of paul revere (1931) together with john stuart curry and thomas hart benton, wood one of the 3 major figures of american regionalist art movement of the early 20th century, a social realist art movement that proposed a reassuring view of american rural life, which peaked between 1930 to 1935. Grant wood, the midnight ride of paul revere, 1931 grant wood was alive up until just about the end the depression era following world war i during which the stock market crashed and unemployment was at a new high.
Paul revere`s midnight ride in the spring of 1775, most of the massachusetts patriot leaders had taken refuge in outlying communities, fearing arrest by british officials remaining in boston were two physicians, benjamin church and joseph warren , the latter serving as the group's leader in samuel adams ' absence. Midnight ride of paul revere fact, fiction, and artistic license students discuss and analyze how artist grant wood manipulated viewpoint, composition, and scale in his painting the midnight ride of paul revere to present an idealized view of history they analyze different perspectives about. Although grant wood claimed the midnight ride of paul revere, the that is the final level of satire in the painting grant wood surely knew that no national. The midnight ride of paul revere calendar art the midnight ride of paul revere by grant wood paul revere craft ideas for children.
The midnight ride of paul revere is a 1931 painting by the american artist grant wood it depicts the american patriot paul revere during his midnight ride on april 18, 1775 the perspective is from a high altitude as revere rides through a brightly lit lexington, massachusetts. Local man made midnight ride as neatly portrayed by grant wood in his surrealist 1931 painting the midnight ride of paul revere picture ebenezer dorr. Thrill your walls now with a stunning paul revere print from the world's largest art gallery choose from thousands of paul revere artworks with the option to print on canvas, acrylic, wood or museum quality paper. Did revere finish his midnight ride it is well known that paul revere was captured on the road outside of lexington, and never arrived in concord an interactive.
After the discussion, say, now i want to show you a famous painting of paul revere's ride it was painted in 1931 by grant wood grant wood also painted the famous picture titled american gothic one year before. Grant wood (1891-1942) painted the midnight ride of paul revere (cover ) in 1931, just a year after he had created what would become the country's national icon, american gothic (jama cover. Grant wood's whimsical painting the midnight ride of paul revere is a take on an historical event that inspired wood when he was a child growing up, wood was.