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3 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. Baroque idea went all over the place, not just in Italy and France
    Germans adopts Baroque
    -- Emphasis on visuals
    -- Remembering classicism
    Vienna -- after the Turkish Ottoman siege, the city becomes important trade city
    Church built in commemoration for one of the monarchs
    -- Built for monarch Charles VI
    -- Pronaos (portico -- piece of pantheon)
    -- Reflection of Baroque
    -- -- The large dome of the Roman
    -- -- Two large columns
    -- Copies of the Trajan's columns
    -- -- Are put in front of two wings
    -- -- No function, but acts as a screen
    Each characteristic comes from existing classical buildings

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

    Not just a functional element (from one level to another)
    -- It's a ceremonial process
    The person has to climb the two flights of stairs
    From the stair, the person gets a visual experience


  2. Guarino Guarini, Chapel of the Santissima Sindone, Turin 1667-1690, view of the dome
    Guarini was a priest
    -- Philosophy
    -- Geometry, mathematics
    -- Went to Rome--and then Turin
    Holy shroud
    Hard to enter the building
    But once entered, the dome is very complicated
    Based on series of flattened ries bowls
    -- Diminish in size, stacked one over another
    -- Each frame contains opens; creates transparency
    -- Temple-like false windows/niches
    -- Drom is supported by three arches, which supports a dome--with a lantern at the top


  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