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Unformatted text preview: is long and is unique. My favorite part of this piece is the many large brush strokes that he has added small details to in order to make the strokes look as if they were branches of a tree. I really like this piece because of it’s simplicity. Wall Street Ferry Terminal – Ferdinand Richardt This series of drawings were very interesting because of the details. They are drawn in graphite for the most part with very little shading but very large amounts of detail. This allows the drawings to look very realistic. They are all drawings of America between 1855 and 1859. I have been to some of the places he drew. Therefore, I was even more interested to see what these places looked like over a century ago! I myself have never seen the terminal in this drawing. That makes me much more interested. However, he drew Niagara Falls and I have been there. It looks much different now!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Zakin during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Oswego.
- Spring '08