← Rococco Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is outstanding about the Tomb of the Maréchal de Saxe by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle?
- a) Who was Antonio Vivaldi? (b) What great work is he most famous for?
- When does the Rococo period take place?
- (a) Who was David Garrick? (b) What did he contribute to the reform of theater?
- (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 recaptures grandeur of Baroque
an elevated stage space that projects forward
- b 1710-1774
- c originally trained as a priest, father was a violinist
- d Roubiliac
the sculpture was of Handel (composer)
he made it for the Garden where Handel often played
- e Painted by many artists, theater reform
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- vandalism during the Reformation, too little demand afterwards
sculptural patronage grew- they liked sculptures in public places of the culture heros (Shakespeare)
- authentic costumes as part of the trend toward greater realism in theater
- decorative arts
luxurious furnishings, tapestries
5 True/False Questions
_______________ wrote The Beggar's Opera → the favorite portrait artist of British high society
The first French painter whose paintings are intimate in scale and lighthearted in style and subject was ______________. → Lebrun
What is striking about Gilles and Four Other Characters (Pierrot)? → life-size, you can relate to it, not a stock character
face and pose have poignancy that suggests a sense of alienation
Who was Thomas Gainsborough? → small groups of miniature Baroque forms, designed to be viewed at close range
a) The artist who was Gainsborough's great rival was ___________________. (b) Discuss why these two artists were rivals. → Reynolds
they both painted the same lady