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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
This painting was made by an artist from:
1. Italy
2. The Netherlands
3. Greece
4. Germany
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
The left panel of this triptych depicts
1. The Garden of Eden
2. The terrestrial realm
3. Purgatory
4. Hell
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
The center panel of this triptych depicts
1. The Garden of Eden
2. The terrestrial realm
3. Purgatory
4. Hell
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
Compared to the figures in Michelangelo’s art, the figures in this painting are
1. Less influenced by classical nudes
2. More influenced by classical nudes
3. Intended to express ideal human proportions
4. Answers 1 & 3
5. Answers 2 & 3
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
The center panel of this triptych represents:
1. The “solution” to the problem of Original Sin
2. Souls that have received salvation and are now in paradise
3. Human pursuit of bodily pleasure in the Earthly realm
4. Human souls in Purgatory being cleansed of sin in preparation for entrance into Paradise
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
What does this painting have in common with works of early Medieval art we have studied?
1. The medium of oil paint
2. The depiction of strangely formed, disquieting animals
3. The triptych format
4. The depiction of subject matter deriving from pagan mythology
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Garden of Earthly Delights Triptych
What does the panel on the right side of this painting have in common with the depiction of Hell in Giotto’s Last Judgment?
1. Location
2. Medium
3. Iconography
4. Artist’s country of origin
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Sanzio
This wall 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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Sanzio
The room in which this painting was made served as:
1. A chapel
2. An all’antica bath house
3. A library
4. A club for businessmen
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Sanzio
The style of the architecture in the background of this scene is most similar to the interior of which church?
1. San Miniato al Monte, Florence
2. Notre Dame, Chartres
3. Sant'Andrea, Mantua
4. Sant’Apollinare, Ravenna
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Sanzio
The figure in the foreground resting his arm on the stone block is likely a portrait of:
1. Leonardo da Vinci
2. Raphael
3. Michelangelo
4. Titian
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Sanzio
Portraits of which three artists appear in the guise of ancient philosophers in this painting?
1. Donatello, Botticelli and Michelangelo
2. Botticelli, Michelangelo and Leonardo
3. Michelangelo, Leonardo and Raphael
4. Leonardo, Raphael and Titian
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Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
What was the original location of this painting?
1. The home of the duke of Mantua /Ferrara
2. The home of a member of the Medici family
3. The home of Girolamo Savonarola
4. The home of Michelangelo
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Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
The subject of this painting was inspired by a lost painting from ancient Greece described in the writings of which author?
1. Plato
2. Lucian
3. Pliny
4. Saint Augustine
Philostratus
Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
Which of the following characteristics does this painting share with Botticelli’s Birth of Venus?
1. Both narrate stories from the New Testament
2. Both are based on a descriptions of ancient paintings found in the writings of authors from Roman antiquity
3. Both were painted for the private residence of the ruler of an Italian principality
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3
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Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
The subject of this painting is:
1. A group of traveling musicians
2. A mythological drinking party in honor of the god Bacchus
3. A group of peasants dancing and drinking at a festival
4. A party held by the artist’s patron, the duke of Mantua, at his private palace
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Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
Which of the following persons would have been most likely to disapprove of this painting?
1. Marsilio Ficino
2. Girolamo Savonarola
3. The duke of Mantua
4. Cosimo de’ Medici
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Last Judgment
In which building is this painting located?
1. Sant’Andrea, Mantua
2. The Sistine Chapel, Rome
3. The Duomo of Florence
4. Saint Peter’s, Rome
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Last Judgment
This painting was begun approximately how long after the completion of the ceiling frescos in this building?
1. Two years
2. Five years
3. Ten years
4. Twenty years
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as wrong to depict angels without wings
4. Michelangelo perfected the use of sfumato, first introduced by Leonardo da Vinci
Which of the following does Giorgio Vasari say about Michelangelo in his Lives of the Artists?

Michelangelo was wrong to depict fully nude figures in a Christian church
Last Judgment
The iconography of this painting is similar to the iconography of paintings we have studied by
1. Giotto and Simone Martini
2. Bosch and Brueghel
3. Giotto and Bosch
4. Simone Martini and Brueghel
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Sofonisba Anguissola
The term “agency” derives from the Latin word meaning
1. To agree
2. To act
3. To anger
4. To accept
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Sofonisba Anguissola
The male figure portrayed in this painting is:
1. The artist who made the painting
2. The artist who trained the person who made the painting
3. The husband of the person who made the painting
4. The patron of the painting
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Sofonisba Anguissola
Which other painting have we seen that contains a self-portrait?
1. Giotto’s Last Judgment
2. Raphael’s School of Athens
3. Titian’s Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
4. Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper
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Peasant Dance
This painting is an example of
1. Fifteenth-century Italian art
2. Fifteenth-century Flemish art
3. Sixteenth-century Italian art
4. Sixteenth-Century Flemish art
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Peasant Dance
The subject of this painting is:
1. A group of traveling musicians
2. A mythological drinking party in honor of the god Bacchus
3. A group of peasants dancing and drinking at a festival
4. A party held by the artist’s patron, the merchant Hans Frankert
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Peasant Dance
Compared to Titian’s Bacchanal on the Island of Andros, this picture displays more:
1. Naturalism
2. Realism
3. Idealism
4. Classicism
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