Look at the color variations in the mountain snow. How many colors can be seen in the snow? Do these colors suggest a certain time of day?
Tack was influenced by John Twachtman. Compare their depictions of snowy outdoor scenes by looking at Tack’s Windswept (Snow Picture, Leyden) and Twachtman’s Winter. Make a list of similarities and differences.
Tack depicted this mountain in the winter. Create a picture of a mountain like this one during another season.
Tack was an enthusiastic mountain climber. Research the early twentieth-century American interest in mountain climbing.
Write a story describing the experience of climbing the mountain in the painting.