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Art Cards


How to use: Print cards on heavy cardstock or on regular paper and glue onto cardstock.  Print two copies to use as a matching activity.



In order from left to right:


Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer by Vincent van Gogh, 1888, Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer, c. 1660, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Murnau with rainbow by Wassily Kandinsky, 1909, Germany

Simultaneous Counter Composition by Theo van Doesburg, 1930; Germany  




Questions and comments to start discussions with your child:

“I spy with my little eye…something that is red/blue/yellow.”

"This woman is a milkmaid.  She is pouring milk.  What else can we see in this painting?"

"Who's boats are these? Where are they going?"

"What do you see in this town?  I see houses and a rainbow."




More artists and artworks that feature Primary Colors:


Piet Mondrian

Composition No. 4 (Leaving The Factory) by Bart van der Leck

Landscape with Yellow Birds by Paul Klee

Fairy Animals by Franz Marc

The Little Blue Horses by Franz Marc

Vase with Daisies and Anemones by Vincent van Gogh

Red barn II by Roy Lichtenstein


Claude and Paloma playing by Pablo Picasso

To New York-Vancouver to Atsuko Tanaka

Untitled (6.24.92) by Sean Scully

Untitled by Verena Loewensberg

Contrast of forms by Fernand Leger

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