The Magpie by Claude Oscar Monet

The Magpie by Claude Oscar Monet

Why was Monet’s painting, The Magpie controversial when it was introduced?

– Shadows in color
– Shifting emotions traverse a – snowscape
– Observing the scene from a magpie’s perch

The Elephants (1948) by Salvador Dali

The Elephants by Salvador Dali

What inspired Salvador Dali to paint The Elephants in 1948?

– An Egyptian obelisk and Italian elephant
– The nature and limits of power
– Freudian dreams in oil paint

Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David

Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David

What’s the story behind the painting Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David?

– Roman soldiers and a concocted salute
– Loyalty and love at war
– Strident brothers and their despairing sister