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The Death of Jane McCrea

Movie: The Age of Innocence
Painting: The Death of Jane McCrea
Author: John Vanderlyn
About the film
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Richard E.Grant, Geraldine Chaplin, Stuart Wilson, Mary Beth Hurt, Alexis Smith Miriam Margolyes
Actors in scene: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Geraldine Chaplin, Miriam Margolyes
Country (movie): USA
Genres: melodrama
Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks
Time of scene: 00:17:08
Release year: 1993
About the painting
Title: The Death of Jane McCrea
Author: John Vanderlyn
Date of creation: 1804
Style: Other
Size: medium
Artist's country: USA
Room: corridor
Room colors: multicolored
Theme: history
Color: white, multicolored, yellow, blue
Additional information:

May Welland with her mother and Newland Archer are visiting Ms. Mingott to tell her about engagement. In the corridor of Ms. Mingott house there are many paintings.

The American Indian symbolizes the brutality of the colonists’ enemy, England. Vanderlyn depicts Indians as quaint curiosities, gentle spirits, or awestruck children of nature in paintings such as his early landscape views of Niagara Falls (1801-1803) and, toward the end of his career, The Landing of Columbus. In all of these works, however, the Indian obviously conveys some political, racial, or ideological meaning. Read more on :