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  1. Baroque
  2. Federal Style
  3. Francois Boucher
  4. Thomas Gainsborough
  5. Greek Revival
  1. a a great French rococo painter who painted middleclass people at home during their daily activities
  2. b Style in art and architecture developed in Europe from about 1550 to 1700, emphasizing dramatic, curving forms, elaborate ornamentation, and overall balance of disparate parts. Associated with Catholicism.
  3. c
    a style of architecture characterized by a two story portico; the portico is supported by columns and has a large triangular pediment
  4. d
    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. e
    one of the most famous portrait & landscape painters of 18th cent. Britain, painted nature, what he saw, selected portraits of well-known clients in order to attract attention, helped found The Royal Academy, "Mr and Mrs William Hallett", "Cottage Girl with Dog and Pitcher", "The Harvest Wagon", "The Blue Boy"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spanish painter who created masterpieces that portray people of all social classes with great dignity; had the privilege of being the court painter

  2. Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
  3. 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. Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome.

  5. FRAGONARD Rococo
    1765 oil on canvas

5 True/False questions

  1. Jacques-Louis DavidFrench 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. St. Peter's SquareA prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.


  3. The Oath of the Horatii


  4. The Death of Marat


  5. View of Toledoa palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles