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  1. Mr. & Mrs. Andrews
  2. Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  3. Federal Style
  4. Bernini
  5. The Oath of the Horatii
  1. a In this painting, newlyweds to the left overlook a landscape of wheat; the man has a rifle and a brown/white dog sniffs at him. Depicts Frances Carter near Sudbury, there was supposed to be a dead peasant on her lap.
  2. b
  3. c
    a baroque architect and sculptor. Made the Colonnade for piazza in from of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and was his greatest architectural work, and the Canopy over the high altar of St. Peter's Cathedral, and the altarpiece The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, that shows a lot of emotion
  4. d Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome.
  5. e
    Style of architecture popular in the United States around 1780 to 1820. It grew from the American colonies trying to emulate Neoclassical architecture that was epitomized in Britain by Thomas Adam.
    Homes typically were balanced, had columns or pilasters on the sides. Wood-paneled rooms typically had walls with textiles or wallpapers.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)

  2. French painter known for his classicism and his commitment to the ideals of the French Revolution. His works include The Oath of the Horatii (17850 and The Death of Marat (1793).

  3. Rococo artist. Aristocratic artist, figures in stately poses, gently engaged in unimportant activities. Pastel colors.

  4. In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling
  5. Spanish painter who created masterpieces that portray people of all social classes with great dignity; had the privilege of being the court painter

5 True/False questions

  1. Thomas Gainsborough
    one of the most famous portrait & landscape painters of 18th cent. Britain, painted nature, what he saw, selected portraits of well-known clients in order to attract attention, helped found The Royal Academy, "Mr and Mrs William Hallett", "Cottage Girl with Dog and Pitcher", "The Harvest Wagon", "The Blue Boy"


  2. Greek Revivalrelating to a simple, elegant style (based on ideas and themes from ancient Greece and Rome) that characterized the arts in Europe during the late 1700s


  3. Francois Bouchera great French rococo painter who painted middleclass people at home during their daily activities


  4. Anthony van DykeA sixteenth-century Italian architect. In works such as San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice and the Villa Rotonda in Vicenza, he incorporated elements of classical Roman architecture and broke sharply with the ornate Renaissance style. His treatise Four Book of Architecture was especially influential to the designs of Christopher Wren in England.


  5. Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
    the moralizing painter, painter popular in 1760's and '70s, depicts the virtuous working class, specialty in bourgeois family dramas


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