Picturing Dr Jenner

Picturing Dr Jenner (enrichment activity)

1-2 hours plus practical art time ENGLISH, ART, History

Key questions
How have different artists depicted Dr Jenner's famous experiment?
What is artistic licence?

Activity Overview
Children explore some of the most famous paintings depicting Dr Jenner’s revolutionary experiment on James Phipps. Using the concept of artistic licence, they discuss why the paintings of the same event are so different. They use the paintings and their learning as inspiration to create their own pieces of art depicting the experiment

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