1. Refer to the illustration of Andrew Wyeth’s painting, That Gentleman AND Jacob Lawrence’s painting, Cabinet Maker to complete this activity.
  2. Examine each painting carefully. Both Wyeth and Lawrence have chosen to create paintings using the same medium – tempera paint. However, if you compare the two paintings you will note that they are strikingly different in appearance.
  3. Compare and contrast these paintings in terms of subject and style. Be sure to discuss the specific characteristics associated with tempera paint as a medium. What similarities and differences do you observe in relation to each artist’s treatment of his subject matter? Explain.
  4. Include references to the course text, online lessons and/or online sources to tie your discussion to the course content.