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5 Matching questions

  1. Annunciation
  2. Intermediate Color
  3. Primary Color
  4. iconography
  5. Complementary color
  1. a is formed when a primary color is mixed with an adjacent secondary color
  2. b Meaning of the form and content of picture-signs. Also a term for the academic discipline devoted to the the investigation and classification of picture content.
  3. c A color directly opposite another on a color wheel and providing the greatest chromatic contrast to it.
  4. d (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ
  5. e a color, as red, yellow, or blue, that in mixture yields other colors.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The sign (either an object or a particular action) used to characterise or identify a figure, e.g. a pot of salve for Mary Magdalen.
  2. a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
  3. The earliest type of gravure. The drawing is engraved on a copper plate, paint is rubbed into the scratches and transfered to paper under mechanical proccess
  4. Painting technique in which paint pigments are bound with oil. Oil paint is workable, it dries slowly and bends easily. Since 1st apearance in 15th century, oil paint has been crucial in painting technique.
  5. Representation of grieving Mary with the body of christ. Northern: Across Lap. Southern: Held up right.

5 True/False questions

  1. Chiaroscuro(Light-dark) Technique used since the 16th century, in which colour is less important that a stong contrast of light and dark.


  2. TrinityPainting in three parts, particularly applied to winged altars.


  3. CompositionTaking Christ from the cross


  4. TriptychThe three divine personai in the Christian religions: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


  5. lamentationexpression of grief or sorrow for christ.


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