All four paintings in the voyage of life series were executed on herringbone twill fabric with moderately fine threads and a moderately rough surface the paintings were lined (apparently.
The voyage of life a painting series by thomas cole youth manhood thomas cole's perspective interpretation frames frames interpretation thomas cole's perspective thomas cole's perspective.
Thomas cole's the voyage of life has four different pieces divided by different segments of our life: childhood, youth, manhood, and old age. Thomas cole american, 1801 - 1848 the voyage of life: old age 1842 oil on canvas.
The voyage of life series is an allegory of the four stages of man: childhood, youth, manhood, and old age in each painting, accompanied by a guardian angel, the voyager rides in a boat on. View notes - voyage of life analysis from english 101 at auburn university nicholas greene greene 1 mr majeski ap english literature 8 september 2011 a graphic portrayal of human life the.
Thomas cole, the voyage of life: childhood (first set), oil on canvas, 1839-40, 52 x 78 in munson-williams-proctor arts institute, utica, ny, 55105. The voyage of life is a series of paintings created by thomas cole in 1842, representing an allegory of the four stages of human life: childhood, youth, manhood, and old age the paintings.
His great achievement in the voyage of life was his synthesis of three related ideas: life is a pilgrimage a person's life can be divided into four distinct stages and the course of a. Childhood initial analysis this oil painting on canvas is very appealing to the eye it shows a palace in the distant sky this painting i first examined is below and is titled, the voyage.