Observing the painting

Student activities

Task no. 1

Observing the Painting


  • What can you tell about the importance of the painting from the people’s clothes?
  • What sort of activities do you think the children might have been interested in from the clues in the painting?
  • Have you ever been part of a family portrait?
Ann Piper and her children, ca. 1826, ca. 1826
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