Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Morning Prayer

Explore the image Morning Prayer created by Adolph Robert Shulz in 1955

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Morning Prayer
Artist: Adolph Robert Shulz
Date: 1955

  1. What time of day is represented in the painting? How has the artist suggested this time of day?
  2. How has the artist depicted the trees and shrubs of the midground? Does he depict every leaf?
  3. What is the first thing you notice in this painting?
  4. How does this painting make you feel? What specific choices has the artist made to elicit this response?
  5. Why might an artist focus solely on the trees and shrubs of a rural landscape?

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