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3 Multiple choice questions

  1. Continuity in visuals in France (from Italy)
    The main façade of the Louvre
    -- Perrault was an anatomist, who became an architect
    -- -- Devoted to the idea of classicism
    -- Double columns (giant order)

  2. Attention for visuals can be applied to landscapes
    Cross shape

  3. A palace built for a member of the Savoy house
    Imposing façade on the square
    -- Not covered by plaster, because of lack of money
    -- Curve-linear façade
    -- Double curve

3 True/False questions

  1. Filippo Juvarra, Superga, Turin 1717-1731, external view and the dome
    Duke of Savoy became a kingdom
    King hired Juvarra, from Sicily, worked in Rome; worked a lot in Turin
    Superga is a church
    -- Copy of Pantheon: shows classicism
    -- -- Circular
    -- -- Dome
    -- -- Pronaos
    -- -- Columns, colonnades in front of the church
    -- King won a battle against France; he wanted to thank God
    Church built on a church
    -- Architect designed so that it should be seen from a distance
    -- You see it align perfectly on the axis
    Creates a theatrical space


  2. Balthasar Neumann, Staircase at the Residenz, Wurzburg 1752-1753, with the
    frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo (1752-1753)

    Neumann worked for a small prince; worked at the palace
    He designed the staircase
    -- People enter the palace
    -- Act of climbing the stairs, become the visual
    -- -- Stairs are supported by the colonnades
    -- People can move under the stairs
    Once you climb the stairs, you get a large imposing vault
    -- Windows are blind windows
    -- Vault is designed with Fresco
    Painting is called "Four Continents"


  3. Louis Le Vau and Jules Hardouin Mansart, Palace of Versailles, Versailles 1669
    (begun), West façade facing the garden

    Three partid (three levels)
    -- First level has formal treatment (stone/large bricks) - symbolic of stability
    -- Central one has six columns and smaller one has four columns