Quiz 6

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Covers Chapter 21 Sixteenth-Century Art in Italy, pp. 652-677

Venice

Poesie, or paintings depicting enigmatic pastoral themes, were particularly popular in______________.

subtle coloration and lighting effects

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Mannerism?
A. irrational spatial environments
B. esoteric subject matter
C. subtle coloration and lighting effects
D. elongated proportions

D. All of the above.

Why is Sofonisba Anguissola unusual among women artists in the sixteenth century?
A. She painted portraits.
B. She had a successful career as an artist.
C. She was not the daughter of an artist.
D. All of the above.

Fontainebleau

Cellini made his most famous work in the French court at __________.

Bologna

The city of ___________produced a notable number of accomplished women painters and sculptors.

Veronese

__________ was called before the Inquisition for placing Jesus in the company of unsavory characters in the painting Feast in the House of Levi.

Tintoretto

The artist __________ proclaimed he wanted to combine Titian's color with the drawing of Michelangelo.

the dome

What feature of Palladio's Villa Rotonda had not previously been used on a domestic structure?

Classical orders and proportions

The architectural design for the Palazzo del Tè plays on the patron's knowledge of _____________.

Mantua

Federigo II Gonzaga enticed Guilio Romano to build a palace in __________.

Giorgione

The Tempest is the most famous work of __________, a short-lived painter.

an interest in color, light, and loose expressive brushwork

What distinguished Venetian painting of the late sixteenth century from works done in other Italian cities?

the room collapsing around the viewer

The trompe l'oeil paintings of the Sala dei Giganti in the Palazzo del Tè create the illusion of ______________.

D. All of the above

What subject matter was popular among Mannerist painters of the mid sixteenth century?
A. portraits
B. religious imagery
C. classical and allegorical themes
D. all of the above

D. All of the above

What about Bronzino's Allegory with Venus and Cupid would have probably been most appreciated
by patrons of Mannerist art?
A. the clarity attained through the circular composition
B. the complex iconography and ambiguous meaning
C. the political implications
D. all of the above

he spontaneity of his slashing brushwork

What characteristic of Tintoretto's painting style was criticized by his contemporaries?

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