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Art Appreciation Chapter 16
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___-named for the Italian word meaning "style" or "stylishness"-is the school of painting suggesting that the painters practiced an art of grace and sophistication.
What are three characteristics demonstrated in Robert Campin's Merode Altarpiece that would help one classify it as a Northern Renaissance painting?
The use of rich detail and precise brush strokes
The use of oil paint on wood panel
The combination of everyday life and the supernatural
What can be concluded about the period known as the Renaissance based on the role of the arts during that time?
The identities and influences of patrons played a larger role in the production of art.
What demands did the Counter-Reformation reformers make of artists?
The insisted that every depiction of sacred subject matter when directly commissioned by the Catholic Church.
They demanded that compositions be arranged to make the lessons of Church teachings immediately evident.
The word renaissance refers to the revival of the ancient ___ and ___ cultures.
What was the cause of the Northern Renaissance?
It developed from the growing fascination with the details of the visible world.
Why did Italy emerge as the home of the Renaissance?
The Christian Church was centered in Rome
Humanism first arose in Italy
Powerful banking families and economic prosperity emerged
Which of the following are not characteristics of Venetian Renaissance painting?
Emphasis on classical models and mathematican organization
Which of the following characteristics would not be classified as a trait of Nothern painting from the Renaissance period?
Use of linear perspective
Why did the Counter-Reformation Catholic church see an art as one of their strongest weapons?
They understood arts ability to engage the emotions and intellect of the faithful.
Which of the following were patrons of the arts during the Renaissance?
Agnolo Bronzino's painting Allegory ("Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time") demonstrates with Mannerist traits?
A forbidden or erotic undercurrent.
Shallow, compressed, or illogical space.
Classical subject matter and symbols.
Elongated forms and twisted poses.
Fondness for elaborate or obscure subject matter.
The frescoes of the Sistine Chapel were completed with the help of
In 1401, what artist wwon a high-profile competition to design a new set of bronze doors for the Florentine baptistery?
How is Mechelangelo's David similar to ancient Greek sculptures, such as Warrior A?
Use of contrapposto
Knowledge of human physique
What does the term renaissance mean?
Who are two famous High Renaissance artists?
Leonardo da Vinci
The Renaissance was when the concept of "___" arose.
How does Pieter Bruegel the Elder's painting The Harvesters illustrate the changes in art that were brought about by the Protestant Reformation?
The painting depicts scenes from everyday life and landscape rather than scenes of saints or religious subjects.
Michelangelo envisioned St. Peter's Basilica as
an organic whole with a powerful upward thrust.
What is sfumato?
Layers of glaze that produce a soft, hazy ambiance
Italian word for "smoke"
How can scholars tell that Rogier van der Weyden's St. Luke Drawing the Virgin is, at least in part, a painting about looking?
Everyone in the painting in act of looking at something
The artist's careful rendering of precise detail
What did Renaissance humanists believe to be true?
People's obligation to God is to realize their full intellectual and creative potential
To combine the teachings of Christianity with the reason and intellect of ancient cultures
Which of the following was a patron of the arts in the Renaissance but not a patron in earlier times?
What is a Renaissance person?
Someone with a diverse skill set
How does Tintoretto's painting The Last Supper draw the focus of the viewer to Christ?
Dramatic diagonal lines direct the viewers eye to Christ's figure in the foreground.
Christ's figure is placed near the center of the composition.
What is unusual about Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus?
It uses unusual linear style and shallow modeling
The background acts as a backdrop, as for a play
What do the paintings in the prayer book constructed from the Limbourg Brothers' paintings represent?
A calendar illustrated with activities of the wealthy and peasants
Which of these themes are commonly seen in Renaissance art?
Detailed depictions of the physical world
Idealized and proportioned human figures
Interest in ancient Greek and Roman subject matter
What is the accepted interpretation of the lute with a broken string depicted in Hans Holbein's The Ambassadors?
It represents discord, which ties to the recent Protestant Reformation.
During which 25-year period did the High Renaissance take place?
1500 to 1525
How is Michelangelo's David different from ancient Greek and Roman sculpture?
Has tension and energy
Knowledge of human anatomy
Expression is communicated on the face
How did Renaissance artists obtain ideal beauty?
They borrowed beautiful features from everywhere
Which Venetian painter created the painting The Annunciation?
How does Leonardo da Vinci organize the forms in his painting Madonna and Child with Saint Anne?
He uses a soft gentle light to dissolve the edges of the forms.
He organizes the forms into a triangular shape.
He balances the composition with dark shadows in one corner and a dark tree in the other.
The plan of Leon Battista Alberti's church Sant'Andrea recalls examples found in the architecture of which ancient culture?
The philosophy of humanism
revived interest in ancient Greek and Roman scholars.
focused on the abilities and accomplishments of mankind.
To accurately portray the human body, what did some artists do to study human form?
Installed in a hospital for illnesses of the skin, the graphic depiction of pain and suffering in Matthias Grunewald's Isenheim Altarpiece was intended to
increase the faith of the patients, inviting them to identify their own suffering with Christ's.
Why is The Last Supper by Tintoretto considered an excellent example of Counter-Reformation artwork?
It conforms to the teachings of the Church.
Even though Michelangelo was an accomplished artist in a variety of media, he considered himself to be a)n)
Which shapes did Michelangelo use as a basis for the floor plan of St. Peter's Basilica?
Renaissance ___ held that people should pursue knowledge for its sake.
During the Renaissance, works of art with Classical Greek and Roman subject matter were
especially popular and were commissioned for both secular and religious spaces.
Who created this statue of Saint Mark?
What did Michelangelo feel summarized the noblest of creations worth of art?
The nude body
What is the diagonal shape at the bottom of Hans Holbein's The Ambassadors, and what did it represent?
A skull representing that everyone dies
Matthias Grunewald's Isenheim Altarpiece is an example of the ___ often found in Northern Renaissance art.
pain and suffering
Which of the following Greek philosophers inspired the idea of ideal beauty, which was equated with moral goodness?
What Northern Renaissance quality is evident in the Limbourg Brothers' Les Tres Riches Heures from the late Middle Ages?
careful attention to detail
What Renaissance convention did Lorenzo Ghiberti use to arrange space in his composition of The Story of Jacob and Esau for the Flortine batistery doors?
Based on what scholars know about Giorgione's The Tempest, what do they believe to be the meaning of its content?
The focus is on the power of nature that brings opposites together.
Titan's style of painting, especially late in his life, incorporated ___ that made the image indistinct when seen close up but clear when viewed from a distance.
frenzied brush strokes
Where is the vanishing point in Masaccio's The Trinity?
Directly under the cross on the mid-point of the ledge where the donors are kneeling
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the Renaissance style?
Complex, abstract forms that represent an idea rather than an observed form
What Renaissance artist is most closely associated with the fusion of Italian concepts of math and science and Northern methods of meticulous detail and observation?
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