How People Lived

Theme Sheet

Click here to access your theme’s activity sheet. Print this document double-sided on letter-sized paper for a quick and easy activity. Cut along the lines and fold to create a miniature photo album!


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Nicolas de Largillière, France, 1656–1746
Portrait of Catherine Coustard, Marquise of Castelnau, Wife of Charles-Léonor Aubry with Her Son Léonor
1699, oil on canvas
The John R. Van Derlip Fund, 77.26
53 1/4 x 40 3/4 in. (135.26 x 103.51 cm) (sight)
70 1/2 x 58 x 5 in. (179.07 x 147.32 x 12.7 cm) (outer frame)

Dakota, United States, North America
Cradle board cover, 1880, Hide, quills, beads, ribbon, sequins, cloth
The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund, 2003.162.2
9 3/8 x 24 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (23.81 x 62.87 x 22.23 cm)

Japan, Asia
Helmet in dragonfly shape, 17th century
Iron, lacquer, wood, leather, gilt, pigments, silk, papier-mâché
The James Ford Bell Foundation Endowment for Art Acquisition and gift of funds from Siri and Bob Marshall, 2012.31.1a-c
28 x 24 x 13 3/4 in. (71.12 x 60.96 x 34.93 cm) (approx.)

Attributed to the Antimenes Painter, Greece
Black-figured hydria, 530 BCE, slip-glazed earthenware
The John R. Van Derlip Fund, 61.59
20 3/4 x 17 x 15 in. (52.71 x 43.18 x 38.1 cm)

Robert Koehler, United States, 1850–1917
Rainy Evening on Hennepin Avenue, 1902, oil on canvas
Gift by subscription in honor of the artist, 25.403
25 3/4 x 24 in. (65.41 x 60.96 cm) (canvas)
36 1/8 x 38 1/4 in. (91.76 x 97.16 cm) (outer frame)

© Elizabeth Catlett / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY America, Seen

Elizabeth Catlett, United States, 1915–2012
Publisher: Published by the artist and Taller de Grafica Popular, Mexico City; Printer: Printed by the artist and Jose Sanchez,
Sharecropper, 1952 (printed c. 1952–57), color linocut
The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, P.97.1
Art ©Elizabeth Catlett/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
17 5/8 x 16 5/8 in. (44.77 x 42.23 cm) (image)
22 x 19 5/8 in. (55.88 x 49.85 cm) (sheet, irregular)


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