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5 Matching questions

  1. lamentation
  2. Fresco
  3. iconography
  4. Contrapposto
  5. Intermediate Color
  1. a Meaning of the form and content of picture-signs. Also a term for the academic discipline devoted to the the investigation and classification of picture content.
  2. b (Fresh) Wall painting, in which paint is applied to wet plaster, and blends with it as it dries.
  3. c is formed when a primary color is mixed with an adjacent secondary color
  4. d expression of grief or sorrow for christ.
  5. e (Plassed opposite) Way of representing standing full-length figuers in equilibrium, with a 'free leg' and a 'standing leg' Developed in classical Greek sculpture. A more relaxed form of standing.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The action of putting things together; formation or construction. ex. Diagonal/radial. The different physical traits. Color and form, symmetry/asymmetry, movement ect.
  2. (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ
  3. a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
  4. Painting technique in which paint pigments are bound with oil. Oil paint is workable, it dries slowly and bends easily. Since 1st apearance in 15th century, oil paint has been crucial in painting technique.
  5. Painting in three parts, particularly applied to winged altars.

5 True/False questions

  1. Linear Perspectiveexpression of grief or sorrow for christ.


  2. TrinityPainting in three parts, particularly applied to winged altars.


  3. aderationexpression of grief or sorrow for christ.


  4. AttributeThe sign (either an object or a particular action) used to characterise or identify a figure, e.g. a pot of salve for Mary Magdalen.


  5. Tempera"egg tempera" The usual medium for paint in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, until the arival of oil. Binders of tempera are dilluted in water, but not water soluble after applying.