HIS 405 DeVry University Wk 3 What I Knew About the Artist Thomas Cole Essay
This week, you’ll be studying the 19th century in American history. In this week’s lesson, you’ll also be reading about cultural history and how to “do” this genre of historical studies. Please choose one of the below artists and write a two- to three-page essay that examines one or two of that artist’s works and what students of cultural history stand to learn by studying this artist. Your goal is to write a compelling argument that answers this question: What can students of history learn about the culture of this artist through the artist’s work?
Please access the Week 3 Assignment Handout and Prewriting Questions (Links to an external site.) to help you get started on this assignment.
- Grafton Tyler Brown
- George Catlin
- Thomas Cole
- Robert Scott Duncanson
- Edmonia Lewis (sculptor)
- Thomas Moran
- Henry Ossawa Tanner
- Gilbert Stuart
In your essay, please insert image(s) of the art you’re examining (remember images do not count toward your page count).