5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- (a) Who was the most prolific German composer of his time? (b) Why?
- _______________________ is remembered for his choral music, several oratorios, and many cantatas.
- Which artists cast their shadows over the Rococo period?
- The finest Rococo paintings were of __________.
- (a) Who was responsible for creating the ancestor of countless monuments to cultural heros everywhere? (b) Who was this sculpture of? (c) What was its purpose?
- a Handel
wrote for operas
- b Poussin and Rubens
- c Bach
- d Roubiliac
the sculpture was of Handel (composer)
he made it for the Garden where Handel often played
- e Lebrun
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- small groups of miniature Baroque forms, designed to be viewed at close range
- the favorite portrait artist of British high society
- cemmedia dell'arte
improv. comedy which uses stock characters (the innocent girl, the wise servant...)
- life-size, you can relate to it, not a stock character
face and pose have poignancy that suggests a sense of alienation
5 True/False Questions
Describe the Grand Salon of the Hôtel de Bourvallais by Robert de Cotte. → Rococo, walls encrusted with stucco ornamentation, elaborately carved furniture embellished with guilt bronze
(a) Why was there no English sculpture for 200 years? (b) What changed that fact? (c) Why? → Handel
wrote for operas
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
The work of Jean-Baptiste Chardin can be compared to the Dutch artist ____________ → Vermeer
Describe William Hogarth's "new kind of picture." → Charles I hunting-
showed the aristocracy as close to their land, was a privelage to hunt. They are relaxed in a landscape setting