← Rococco Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- he artist ________________________ is known for his oratorios.
- (a) Why was there no English sculpture for 200 years? (b) What changed that fact? (c) Why?
- a) Which painting of this period was influenced most by Rubens? (b) Describe it.
- a) The Rococo flourished first and foremost in what area? (b) Describe what is meant by this term.
- The finest Rococo paintings were of __________.
- a Lebrun
- b Pepusch
- c Watteau
subjects did not conform to any categories
scenes of fashionable people or actors in park-like settings
- d vandalism during the Reformation, too little demand afterwards
sculptural patronage grew- they liked sculptures in public places of the culture heros (Shakespeare)
- e decorative arts
luxurious furnishings, tapestries
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- recaptures grandeur of Baroque
an elevated stage space that projects forward
- Painted by many artists, theater reform
- small groups of miniature Baroque forms, designed to be viewed at close range
- Poussin and Rubens
5 True/False Questions
The first French painter whose paintings are intimate in scale and lighthearted in style and subject was ______________. → Boucher
Describe Thomas Gainsborough's contribution to English painting. → helped bring about 1st school of English painting since the Middle Ages that had more than local importance
What happened to costuming during this period? → authentic costumes as part of the trend toward greater realism in theater
Who was Thomas Gainsborough? → the favorite portrait artist of British high society
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