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  1. Bernini
  2. Greek Revival
  3. Joshua Reynolds
  4. Versailles
  5. Napoleon Crossing the Alps
  1. a a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
  2. b
    painted by Jacques-Louis David, shows nationalism and not historically accurate
  3. c
    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. d He pioneered the so-called `Grand Style,' and for his work was appointed the first President of the Royal Academy.
  5. e
    a style of architecture characterized by a two story portico; the portico is supported by columns and has a large triangular pediment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. FRAGONARD Rococo
    1765 oil on canvas

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

  3. In drawing or painting, the treatment and use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light that produce the effect of modeling

  4. Rococo artist. Aristocratic artist, figures in stately poses, gently engaged in unimportant activities. Pastel colors.

  5. Spanish for "The Maids of Honor," this Diego Velazquez masterpiece (1656) depicts Velazquez himself painting the king and queen of Spain as their daughter, Margarita, bursts in with her attendents. All the figures interact with one another and with the viewer in such interesting ways that this piece is still discussed and debated today.

5 True/False questions

  1. Jacques-Louis Davidrelating 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


  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. Diego ValazquezStyle 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.


  4. Federal Style
    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. Mr. & Mrs. AndrewsIn 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.