Friday, August 15, 2008

The Making of a Masterpiece: Teddy's Fourth of July
Phase 10

Roosevelt loved to come home to Oyster Bay and each visit was a personal and patriotic event – marked by flags, parades, speeches, and exuberant celebration.

The flags in the corners of the painting don’t just add interest and color, they guide the viewer to the painting’s center of interest.

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