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5 Matching questions

  1. Robert Adam
  2. Las Meninas
  3. The Oath of the Horatii
  4. Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  5. Chiaroscuro
  1. a
  2. b
    - Scottish Architect who created the Adamesque style
    -Style was a comination of Roman and Greek classical architecture and the Rococo style
    -Helped to discover and show that Roman architecture was more varied than previously thought
    -His interior decorations were similar to Roman painting styles
  3. c
    Spanish for "The Maids of Honor," this Diego Velazquez masterpiece (1656) depicts Velazquez himself painting the king and queen of Spain as their daughter, Margarita, bursts in with her attendents. All the figures interact with one another and with the viewer in such interesting ways that this piece is still discussed and debated today.
  4. d
    In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling
  5. e Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome.

5 Multiple choice questions


  1. 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).

  2. painted by Jacques-Louis David, shows nationalism and not historically accurate

  3. 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"
  4. A prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.

  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Mr. & Mrs. Andrews
    Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus

          

  2. Neoclassical architectureChanges in architecture style - four phases - marked by the Federalists and Jefferson's Idealistic styles of architecture
    includes some of the following symmetrical shape, tall columns, triangular pediment domed roof

          

  3. caravaggio
    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. St. Peter's SquareA prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.

          

  5. Anthony van Dyke
    1599-1641 was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England. He is most famous for his portraits of King Charles I of England and Scotland and his family and court, painted with a relaxed elegance that was to be the dominant influence on English portrait-painting for the next 150 years.

          

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