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5 Matching questions

  1. Napoleon Crossing the Alps
  2. Greek Revival
  3. View of Toledo
  4. Neoclassical architecture
  5. El Greco
  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
    painted by Jacques-Louis David, shows nationalism and not historically accurate
  4. d
    Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
  5. e
    use of color primarily to create a gloomy, stormy mood. El Greco

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. relationship between spaces more important. Space became an experience.
    attention to scale, masculine strong contrasts. Expansive views
  2. A 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.
  3. English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
  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. 1656-57. Bernini, Vatican, Rome, Baroque in Italy. curved walkways using doric columns.

5 True/False questions

  1. The Oath of the Horatii


  2. Ecstasy of St. Theresa
    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


  3. Beaux-Arts
    Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus


  4. Charles Wilson Peale
    In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling


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


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