5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What were the major contributions of Rococo theater?
- a) What other art type does Watteau often paint? (b) Describe it.
- a) The Rococo flourished first and foremost in what area? (b) Describe what is meant by this term.
- a) Which painting of this period was influenced most by Rubens? (b) Describe it.
- a) Who was Antonio Vivaldi? (b) What great work is he most famous for?
- a Watteau
subjects did not conform to any categories
scenes of fashionable people or actors in park-like settings
- b decorative arts
luxurious furnishings, tapestries
- c originally trained as a priest, father was a violinist
- d stagecraft- scenic design and acting
- e cemmedia dell'arte
improv. comedy which uses stock characters (the innocent girl, the wise servant...)
5 Multiple choice questions
wrote for operas
- authentic costumes as part of the trend toward greater realism in theater
- Painted by many artists, theater reform
- fantasy, small and intimate, light-hearted, tender-minded, whimsy, nostalgia, diversion from real life, escapism to eroticism
- Charles I hunting-
showed the aristocracy as close to their land, was a privelage to hunt. They are relaxed in a landscape setting
5 True/False questions
Describe the Grand Salon of the Hôtel de Bourvallais by Robert de Cotte. → Rococo, walls encrusted with stucco ornamentation, elaborately carved furniture embellished with guilt bronze
Compare and contrast the two paintings of Mrs. Siddons. → Gainsborough painted a traditional, bright 3/4 pose
Reynolds painted more academically, used history painting and posed Mrs. Siddons in an allegorical pose, more Venetian/Baroque
The finest pure painter of his era was _________________________________. → Lebrun
Who was Thomas Gainsborough? → the favorite portrait artist of British high society
Which artists cast their shadows over the Rococo period? → fantasy, small and intimate, light-hearted, tender-minded, whimsy, nostalgia, diversion from real life, escapism to eroticism