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  1. El Greco
  2. Mr. & Mrs. Andrews
  3. the Swing
  4. Vierzehnheiligen
  5. Rembrandt
  1. a
    FRAGONARD Rococo
    1765 oil on canvas
  2. b A: Nuemann
    D: Built around 1800 in Belvaria. Originally designed by a local architect. There is a lot of light and decor. Oval vaulting.

    Inside made up of several oval-shaped areas connecting to one another. Has a lot of windows, esp. clerestory, and the inside is heavily decorated w/ a lot of movement and emotion
  3. c In this painting, newlyweds to the left overlook a landscape of wheat; the man has a rifle and a brown/white dog sniffs at him. Depicts Frances Carter near Sudbury, there was supposed to be a dead peasant on her lap.
  4. d
    Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
  5. e
    Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. French painter known for his classicism and his commitment to the ideals of the French Revolution. His works include The Oath of the Horatii (17850 and The Death of Marat (1793).
  2. relating to a simple, elegant style (based on ideas and themes from ancient Greece and Rome) that characterized the arts in Europe during the late 1700s

  3. a style of architecture characterized by a two story portico; the portico is supported by columns and has a large triangular pediment
  4. Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome.

  5. Style of architecture popular in the United States around 1780 to 1820. It grew from the American colonies trying to emulate Neoclassical architecture that was epitomized in Britain by Thomas Adam.
    Homes typically were balanced, had columns or pilasters on the sides. Wood-paneled rooms typically had walls with textiles or wallpapers.

5 True/False questions

  1. Bernini
    dutch painter, best known for portraits and women doing familiar activities. his light is through a window on the left.


  2. Jean Honore Fragonard
    French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)


  3. Robert Adam
    a baroque architect and sculptor. Made the Colonnade for piazza in from of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and was his greatest architectural work, and the Canopy over the high altar of St. Peter's Cathedral, and the altarpiece The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, that shows a lot of emotion


  4. William HogarthEnglish artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)


  5. Jean-Baptiste Greuze
    the moralizing painter, painter popular in 1760's and '70s, depicts the virtuous working class, specialty in bourgeois family dramas


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