by Bridget Taylor

This WebQuest is designed to introduce children to fine art portraits.

Introduction

Some of the most famous pieces of artwork are portraits.  Portraits shows the visual appearance of a subject.  The subject can be a person, animal, or or any other object the the artist chooses.  Most famous portraits are painting but a portrait can also be also be other media such as sculptures and photography.  Portraits date all the way back to prehistoric times and through them we can learn about how the people back then lived and about their culture.