我这次在绘画艺术欣赏的任务中威拉德·勒罗伊·梅特卡夫的风景画引起了我的注意，搜索艺术馆，我立刻被迫进一步探索绘画作为我的作业目标。通过把它作为一个任务项目，我得到了更好的洞察力在绘画本身的艺术风格和年龄的变化，绘画艺术经历。我选择了我的分配主体的画是Willard Leroy Metcalf山水画的名字冬季节画了1913这是威拉德·勒罗伊·梅特卡夫的一个成熟的作品，这是一个礼物，Herbert Fleish hacker夫人。
1858出生在洛厄尔，马萨诸塞州，威拉德·勒罗伊·梅特卡夫得到了他的早期教育一个木刻刀学徒下参加2班在洛厄尔学院艺术家一周获得了奖学金，在1876在美术博物馆，学校从一个山水画家Geroge Lorring Brown后来波士顿，他在那里学习了德国出生的画家的作品，Otto Grundman。他在短短2年的时间呆在新墨西哥，他说明了文章对祖尼印第安人的杂志中，之后他搬到了欧洲1883的第一个夏天，他在英国度过了欧洲风景写生后，他搬到巴黎在Jules Joseph Lefebvre和Gustave Bolanger领导下的Academie Julian研究。在接下来的两年里，他曾前往英国和布列塔尼地区，但他大部分的时间都花在吉维尼的农村，Grez sur Loing成为灵感的源泉，他最欣赏的作品十分早餐和阿拉伯市场。威拉德的阿拉伯市场在巴黎沙龙获得荣誉奖。梅特卡夫在1898回欧洲，和90是他自己告诉记者，“画，说明他很忙的时候，教学-这就是我平静的生涯…在这个行业还没有来得及进入作怪”。（纽约艺术博物馆的美国绘画）
On my visit to the Art Museum in search of a painting fit for my art appreciation assignment this landscape painting of Willard Leroy Metcalf caught my attention and I was immediately compelled to further explore the painting as the subject-matter of my assignment. By taking it as an assignment project I got a better insight in the art of painting itself along with the styles and the ages the changes that the art of painting underwent with. The painting I chose as my assignment’s subject is a landscape painting of Willard Leroy Metcalf by the name of Winter’s Festival the painting was created in 1913 it’s one of the mature works of Willard Leroy Metcalf, which was a gift to Mrs. Herbert Fleish hacker.
Biography of Painter:
Born in 1858 at Lowell, Massachusetts, Willard Leroy Metcalf got his early education under the apprenticeship of a wood graver and later from a landscape painter Geroge Lorring Brown after attending 2 classes a week at Lowell School the artist got a scholarship in 1876 at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he studied the works of German-born painter, Otto Grundman. During his stay short 2 year stay at New-Mexico he illustrated articles for magazines on Zuni Indians, after which he moved on to Europe in 1883 first summer of his in England was spent in sketching the European landscapes after which he moved on to Paris to study at the Academie Julian under Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Gustave Bolanger. During the next two years he made trips to England and Brittany but much of his time was spent in villages of Giverny and Grez-sur-Loing which became a source of inspiration for his most appreciated works Ten-cent Breakfast and Arab Market. Willard’s Arab Market won an honorable mention at The Paris Salon. Metcalf returned to Europe in 1898, and 1890s were the busy times for him for he himself told an interviewer that “Painting, illustrating, teaching- that about sums up my uneventful career… in this profession we haven’t even have time to get into mischief”. (American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Arts)