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5 Matching questions

  1. Fresco
  2. lamentation
  3. Secondary Color
  4. crucifixtion
  5. Tempera
  1. a "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.
  2. b a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
  3. c Jesus's death by being hung on a wooden cross
  4. d expression of grief or sorrow for christ.
  5. e (Fresh) Wall painting, in which paint is applied to wet plaster, and blends with it as it dries.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. The sign (either an object or a particular action) used to characterise or identify a figure, e.g. a pot of salve for Mary Magdalen.
  3. The three divine personai in the Christian religions: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
  4. A color directly opposite another on a color wheel and providing the greatest chromatic contrast to it.
  5. The action of putting things together; formation or construction. ex. Diagonal/radial. The different physical traits. Color and form, symmetry/asymmetry, movement ect.

5 True/False questions

  1. Contrapposto(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.


  2. depositionTaking Christ from the cross


  3. Chiaroscuro(Light-dark) Technique used since the 16th century, in which colour is less important that a stong contrast of light and dark.


  4. PietaRepresentation of grieving Mary with the body of christ. Northern: Across Lap. Southern: Held up right.


  5. Annunciationexpression of grief or sorrow for christ.