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  1. Rococo
  2. Rembrandt
  3. Las Meninas
  4. Neoclassical architecture
  5. Greek Revival
  1. a
    a style of architecture characterized by a two story portico; the portico is supported by columns and has a large triangular pediment
  2. b Changes 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. 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
    Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus
  5. e fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century

5 Multiple Choice Questions

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

  2. 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
  3. Style in art and architecture developed in Europe from about 1550 to 1700, emphasizing dramatic, curving forms, elaborate ornamentation, and overall balance of disparate parts. Associated with Catholicism.

  4. Artist: Bernini
    Date: 1640's
    Style: Italian Baroque

    life-size sculpture depicting an angel piercing nun/saint, combines Baroque inner emotion with Counter-Reformation mysticism, made for funerary chapel of cardinal

  5. In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling

5 True/False Questions

  1. El Greco
    Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)

          

  2. night watch
    Rembrandt Dutch
    Baroque 1642

          

  3. Thomas Gainsborough
    FRAGONARD Rococo
    1765 oil on canvas

          

  4. Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    the moralizing painter, painter popular in 1760's and '70s, depicts the virtuous working class, specialty in bourgeois family dramas

          

  5. Jean Honore Fragonard
    French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)

          

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