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  1. Rembrandt
  2. Anthony van Dyke
  3. Versailles
  4. Mr. & Mrs. Andrews
  5. Las Meninas
  1. a
    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. b a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
  3. c 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.
  4. d
    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.
  5. e
    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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
  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. 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. Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)

  5. 1656-57. Bernini, Vatican, Rome, Baroque in Italy. curved walkways using doric columns.

5 True/False questions

  1. View of Toledo
    use of color primarily to create a gloomy, stormy mood. El Greco


  2. Neoclassical architecturerelationship between spaces more important. Space became an experience.
    attention to scale, masculine strong contrasts. Expansive views


  3. Napoleon Crossing the Alps
    painted by Jacques-Louis David, shows nationalism and not historically accurate


  4. Federal Style
    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. Charles Wilson Peale
    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.


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