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Where was this painting originally located?
1. In the home of a member of a wealthy Flemish family
2. Above an altar in the cathedral of the city of Ghent
3. In the home of the artist
4. In the city hall of Ghent
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This painting served as:
1. An image used for private devotion
2. An altarpiece in a church
3. A reliquary for a holy relic
4. A decoration for the government headquarters of Ghent
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The flowers on the table symbolize:
1. The passion of Christ
2. The Trinity
3. Christ as a “trap” set by God to catch Satan
4. Mary’s virginity
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This medium of this painting is:
1. Fresco
2. Oil paint
3. Tempera paint
4. Stained Glass
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Which of the following is true about the relationship between this painting and Sandro Botticelli’s Annunciation?:
1. This painting has a predella, while Botticelli’s does not
2. This painting employs linear perspective, while Botticelli’s does not
3. Botticelli’s painting is more idealized, while this one displays touches of realism
4. Botticelli’s painting was made in Northern Europe, while this painting is the work of an Italian artist
5. Answers 4 & 5
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Jan van Eyck was from
1. Germany
2. Italy
3. Flanders
4. France
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called a:
1. Diptych
2. Triptych
3. Polyptych
4. Predella
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Where was this painting originally located?
1. In the home of a member of a wealthy family
2. Above an altar in the cathedral of the city of Ghent
3. In the home of the artist
4. In the city hall of Ghent
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This painting served as:
1. An image used for private devotion
2. An altarpiece in a church
3. A reliquary for a holy relic
4. A decoration for the government headquarters of Ghent
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aint
4. Stained glass
oil paint

In this altarpiece’s ‘open state’, the image at the center of the bottom register represents:
1. The miracle of the Incarnation
2. The mystery of the Trinity
3. Martyrdom as the path to salvation
4. Christ as the source of eternal life
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What is reflected in the jewel worn by one of the angels in this painting?
1. The face of God
2. The face of Mary
3. A window
4. A flower
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The Last Supper
Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks contain writings and drawings that reflect his interest in
1. Mechanical devices
2. Human anatomy
3. Ideal proportions
4. All of the above
5. Answers 1 & 2
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The Last Supper
This painting is located which city?
1. Florence
2. Mantua
3. Siena
4. Milan
5. Rome
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The Last Supper
This painting is located in:
1. The dining room of a monastery
2. The palace of the Duke of Milan
3. The cathedral of Florence
4. The home of a wealthy banking family
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The Last Supper
The main reason for the poor condition of this painting is:
1. The building in which it is located was damaged during World War II
2. The building was converted into a mosque in the middle ages, and the Christian paintings were covered over
3. An amateur restorer damaged the painting while attempting to clean it
4. Leonardo experimented with a new mural painting technique which failed to adhere to the wall
5. Answers 2 & 3
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The Last Supper
The moment from the Gospel narrative of the Last Supper depicted in this image is:
1. Jesus’s announcement that one of the apostles would betray him
2. Jesus’s offering of bread and wine as his body and blood
3. Jesus’s commandto prepare a ritual supper
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3
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The Last Supper
In depicting the twelve apostles, Leonardo’s main interest was:
1. To capture minute naturalistic details, in the manner of Jan van Eyck
2. To portray the figures with the imperfections and blemishes we associate with realism
3. To express a range of psychological states through gesture and expression
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3
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Mona Lisa
This painting defies period standards of appropriate female decorum because
1. The woman faces the viewer
2. The woman smiles at the viewer
3. The woman is not shown with symbols of female virtue
4. All of the above
5. None of the above
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Mona Lisa
Recently discovered documentary evidence suggests that the sitter of this portrait was
1. The wife of a member of the Medici family
2. The daughter of a member of the Medici family
3. The mistress of a member of the Medici family
4. The cook of a member of the Medici family
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Mona Lisa
The technique invented by this artist which produces slightly blurred contours and eliminates sharply defined lines is called
1. Giornata
2. Sfumato
3. Predella
4. Fresco
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Mona Lisa
This medium of this painting is:
1. Fresco
2. Oil paint
3. Tempera paint
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David
This original location of this statue was:
1. The exterior of Florence Cathedral
2. The piazza in front of the government headquarters of Florence
3. Thehome of a member of the Medici family
4. A private side chapel belonging to the Medici family
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David
This statue was a symbol of:
1. The Florentine Republic
2. The Medici family
3. Girolamo Savonarola’s moral crusade
4. The triumph of paganism over Christianity
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David
The face of this figure expresses:
1. Concern
2. Sadness
3. Anger
4. Joy
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David
Comparing Michelangelo’s David to the bronze David by Donatello, we can see that Michelangelo chose to depict
1. The same moment in the story that Donatello depicted
2. A moment earlier in the story than the moment Donatello depicted
3. A moment later in the story than the moment Donatello depicted
4. A combination of multiple moments from the story
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David
This statue was:
1. The first free-standing nude statue since antiquity
2. The first “colossal” nude statue since antiquity
3. The first statue to depict David since antiquity
4. The first statue to employ classical contrapposto since antiquity
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Sistine Chapel Ceiling
This ceiling fresco was commissioned by
1. Girolamo Savonarola
2. A member of the Medici family
3. The duke of Milan
4. Pope Julius II
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Sistine Chapel Ceiling
Which of the following is true about the Sistine Chapel?:
1. It is a martyrium built over the tomb of Saint Peter
2. It is the building in which church officials meet to elect new popes
3. Its name is Latin for “sixteen” in honor of Pope Julius XVI
4. It served as a refectory for the members of a local monastery
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Narrative scenes from the Old Testament
2. Narrative scenes from the New Testament
3.
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Old Testament Prophets
4. Sybils (pagan prophetesses)
Narrative scenes from the New Testament
Plato makes what argument in his Symposium?
1. Beauty is the quality that physically attractive people and correct moral actions have in common
2. Physical beauty and moral beauty are separate and opposite qualities
3. Works of art depicting nudity should be prohibited, as they can lead young people to vice
4. Different people have different conceptions about what is beautiful, thus beauty is “in the eye of the beholder”
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Sistine Chapel Ceiling
The bodies of Michelangelo’s Ignudi are based on:
1. The Belvedere Torso
2. Praxiteles’s Aphrodite of Knidos
3. Donatello’s bronze David
4. Myron’s Discobolos
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According to Karl van Mander, Brueghel’s paintings of peasants provoke which reaction in the viewer?
1. The viewer will laugh at the peasant’s coarse behavior
2. The viewer will disapprove of the fact that the peasants are getting drunk and behaving wildly on a religious holiday
3. The viewer will have pity for the condition of poverty in which the peasants live
4. The viewer will be moved by the peasants’ ability to enjoy humble, down _to _earth please
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