Chap 17 - The 17th and 18th Centuries

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The 17th and 18th centuries in Europe can be referred to as

the age of kings

Which of these adjectives does not describe Baroque art

rational

Baroque artists looked to the ancient Greek _____ period for inspiration

Hellenistic

Bernini's sculpture of _____ was based on an experience she wrote about

St. Teresa

Famous Baroque artists include

Rubens, Caravaggio, Valazquez

Works by Leyster were often attributed to

Hals

Several new types of paintings became favorites with Baroque patrons, including

landscapes and genre scenes

The theatricality of the Baroque was exemplified by Louis XIV at

Versailles

Valazquez painted Las Meninas, which shows the King and Queen, the princess and her maids of honor, and

the artist

The Baroque period in the Netherlands is sometimes called the _____ Baroque

bourgeois

In Jacob van Ruisdael's landscapes, the artist emphasizes the

infinite grandeur of the natural world

The Rococo style was _____, _____, and _____

pastel / playful / romantic

Unlike Watteau's emphasis on _____, Chardin's works show _____

chic sophisticates / ordinary people

Flattery and frivolity were emphasized in the works of

Boucher and Vigee-Lebrun

Neoclassical painters whose works were politically aware and even politically correct were

David and Copley

Which work of art tells the story of a man who was murdered in his bath

The Death of Marat

Because many European monarchs of the 17th and 18th centuries ruled with near-dictatorial power, this period is often referred to as

th Age of Kings

Gianlorenzo Bernini was

all of the above

In Baroque architecture, wall surfaces often protrude into the viewer's space. In Baroque painting, this same effect is created through the use of

dramatic lighting

Paintings depicting scenes of everyday life are known as _____ paintings

genre

The Baroque painting Judith and Maidservance with the Head of Holofernes depicts a story from

the Bible

What nationality was Peter Paul Rubens

Flemish

The following characteristics are all typical of Italian Baroque art EXCEPT

classic simplicity

Which practice occasionally got Rubens in trouble with his clients

he had assistants work on large portions of his canvases

The Palace of Versailes was home to

Louis XIV of France

_____ helped shape the Neoclassical style

The excavations of ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum

Unlike Baroque art from Catholic countries, Dutch Baroque art focused upon

all of the above

St. Teresa in Ecstasy is an excellent example of

Baroque sculpture

Among the following artists, whose innovation was it to create group portraits in the setting of an activity, rather than posing the subjects formally

Rembrandt

Which of the following was court painter to King Philip IV

Diego Valazquez

Which artists intentionally used their work to shape the public's view of prominant figures

Vigee-Lebrun and Davis

In comparison to Baroque art, the style of Roccoco

is more playful and lighthearted

One of Queen Marie Antoinette's favorite portrait painters was

Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun

A work of art that uses a tragic Roman tale to arouse feelings of patriotism, self-sacrifice, and civic virtues in its viewers is

The Oath of the Horatii

For some two hundred years, many of the works of Judith Leyster were

mistakenly identified as the work of Frans Hals

Carousing Couple is an example of

all of these: a work by Judith Leyster, genre painting, and Dutch Baroque art

Which of the following is a Baroque artist

Rembrandt van Rijn

The word Rocco has become synonymous with

"elaborate and profuse"

Which of the following is a Neoclassical artist

Jacques-Louis David

Popular in 17th century Holland, subject matter that focused on scenes of everyday life is called

genre

The Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles is a prime example of design in the

French Baroque style

The 1600s and 1700s in Europe are often referred to as

the Age of Kings

Emotion, energy, and movement are characteristics of

Italian Baroque art

The Baroque painter credited with inventing the dramatic use of light and dark was

Caravaggio

The Ectasy of St. Teresa is a fine example of Bernini's talent in

All these answers are correct

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