5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a) The Rococo flourished first and foremost in what area? (b) Describe what is meant by this term.
- What is striking about Gilles and Four Other Characters (Pierrot)?
- The first French painter whose paintings are intimate in scale and lighthearted in style and subject was ______________.
- _______________ wrote The Beggar's Opera
- a) The artist who was Gainsborough's great rival was ___________________. (b) Discuss why these two artists were rivals.
- a life-size, you can relate to it, not a stock character
face and pose have poignancy that suggests a sense of alienation
- b Gay
- c Boucher
- d decorative arts
luxurious furnishings, tapestries
- e Reynolds
they both painted the same lady
5 Multiple choice questions
- modern moral subjects, similar to representations on stage
(Moral lessons through satire)
- small groups of miniature Baroque forms, designed to be viewed at close range
- Painted by many artists, theater reform
- vandalism during the Reformation, too little demand afterwards
sculptural patronage grew- they liked sculptures in public places of the culture heros (Shakespeare)
- originally trained as a priest, father was a violinist
5 True/False questions
he artist ________________________ is known for his oratorios. → Gay
What is outstanding about the Tomb of the Maréchal de Saxe by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle? → recaptures grandeur of Baroque
an elevated stage space that projects forward
Name as many characteristics of the Rococo as you can. → Poussin and Rubens
Describe Thomas Gainsborough's contribution to English painting. → Charles I hunting-
showed the aristocracy as close to their land, was a privelage to hunt. They are relaxed in a landscape setting
Compare and contrast the two paintings of Mrs. Siddons. → Gainsborough painted a traditional, bright 3/4 pose
Reynolds painted more academically, used history painting and posed Mrs. Siddons in an allegorical pose, more Venetian/Baroque