Which state briefly became a republic (called the Commonwealth) in the mid-seventeenth century?
Over the cours of the seventeenth century, England
underwent a power struggle between the monarchy and Parliament
By 1715 the principle that government should rest on the consent of the governed was successfully established in
As a result of the Treaty of Utrecht, which nation gained control of Gibraltar and Minorca, and acquired portions of Canada?
Which of the following technological advances in warfare made pikemen obsolete and marked the end of the medieval military equipment and infantry?
The Council of Trent led Church leaders to call for a new art that portrayed
saints enthralled by ecstatic visions
Which of the following is the ornate canopy placed inside St. Peter's Basilica to cover the spot where the bones of St. Peter are believed to lie?
Which of the following artists, as a master of printmaking, was able to support himself because he was able to reap higher prices for his prints that for his paintings?
Rembrandt van Rijn
In The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, Bernini was able to
capture a moment when the saint sense the Holy Spirit
Pozzo's Allegory of the Missionary Work of the Jesuits illustrates the baroque love of
A baroque theme in Velazquez's painting Las Meninas, or The Maids of Honor, is
the interplay of space and illusion
Who of the following created an oratorio based on biblical texts and sung in English?
George Frideric Handel
Which of the following selected his models directly from the street, banished landscape from his canvases, and depended on chiaroscuro in many of his works?
The Education of Marie de' Medici can be characterized as a
work that combines Roman mythology with the queen's life
Which of the following artists was Flemish, studied under Rubens, and eventually became court painter to England's Charles I
Anthony van Dyck
The Netherlands in the seventeenth century
was dominated by the sober values of the Calvinist religion
Rembrandt's painting style was typified by all of these
use of dramatic chiaroscuro, forceful expressiveness, and ability to depict the full range of human moods and emotions
Painting in the seventeenth-century England
was controlled by the courtly but restrained taste of aristocracy
Which is NOT correct about seventeenth-century French drama?
it dealt with the lives of ordinary people
Who of the following created a collection of musical pieces that contributed to the standardization of the pitches of the notes of the musical scale and of the turning of keyboard instruments?
Johann Sebastian Bach