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Which ancient statue inspired Rubens’ depiction of Christ in this painting?
1. Polykleitos’s Doryphorus
2. The Laocoon Group
3. Praxiteles’ Aphrodite of Knidos
4. The Athena Nike
2
In designing the figures who are raising the cross in this painting, Rubens was inspired by a detail from:
1. Michelangelo’s Last Judgment
2. Masaccio’s Trinity
3. Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights
4. Titian’s Bacchanal on the Island of Andros
1
Which of the following aspects of this painting was likely inspired by Caravaggio?
1. The strong contrast between light and shade
2. The inclusion of a landscape in the background
3. The muscular nude figures
4. The choice of Christian rather than pagan subject matter
1
Which of the following aspects of this painting was likely inspired by Flemish art?
1. The strong contrast between light and shade
2. The minute details and naturalistic depiction of surfaces and textures
3. The twisting, foreshortened muscular nudes
4. The diagonal arrangement of forms
2
Which of the following aspects of this painting is characteristic of Baroque art?
1. The diagonal arrangement of forms
2. The use of oil paint
3. The minute details and naturalistic depiction of surfaces and textures
4. The twisting, foreshortened muscular nudes
1
The artist who made this painting was from:
1. Italy
2. Flanders
3. France
4. Spain
4
The inscription on the piece of paper the boy is holding:
1. Is a passage from the New Testament in which Jesus criticizes the wealthy
2. Is an appeal for alms
3. Is a passage from Plato’s Symposium
4. Gives the names of the artist and the patron
2
The figure of the boy is meant to evoke which of the following in the mind of the viewer?
1. A scene from the Passion of Christ
2. The humorous peasants in the paintings of Brueghel
3. The tradition of Greco-Roman sculpture
4. The story of the Spanish saint Teresaof Avila
1
The boy’s dirty teeth and misshapen feet are examples of:
1. Naturalism
2. Abstraction
3. Realism
4. Idealism
3
For which of the following reasons would Giovanni Pietro Bellori (the author of the text we read on Caravaggio)likely disapprove of this painting?
1. The painting depicts an imperfect human body
2. The painting mocks people with disabilities
3. The painting makes an implied criticism of the wealthy
4. The cost of the painting would have been better used to buy food for the poor
1
The artist who made this painting was from:
1. Italy
2. Holland
3. France
4. Spain
2
The medium of this work is:
1. Painting
2. Drawing
3. Watercolor
4. Print
2
This work is an example of which kind of print?
1. Woodblock
2. Engraving
3.Etching
3
Rembrandt left the figures on the left side of this image unfinished—why?
1. He died before the work was completed, leaving it in an unfinished state
2. To demonstrate his etching technique and make the image more “collectable”
3. He abandoned work on the image when his patron failed to pay him
4. As a protest against the privileges of the upper class
2
What does this painting have in common with Brueghel’s Peasant Dance?
1. Both depict poor people in a realistic way
2. Both have strong contrasts between light and shadow
3.Both are strongly influenced by Italian Renaissance painting
4. Both are strongly influenced by Greco-Roman sculpture
1
In comparison to Raphael’s, School of Athens, this image is:
1. More realistic
2. More classical
3. More abstract
4. More idealized
1
Which of the following does Joachim von Sandrart say in his biography ofRembrandt?
1. Rembrandt did not travel to Italy to study Italian art
2. Rembrandt did not study ancient Greco-Roman art
3. Rembrandt refused to associate with members of the lower classes
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3
4
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This building is located in:
1. Rome
2. Paris
3. Antwerp
4. Venice
2

This room belonged to:
1. A wealthy Parisian merchant
2. The queen of France
3. A member of the French aristocracy
4. A wealthy French artist
3

The style of the architecture in this room is:
1. Renaissance
2. Baroque
3.Rococo
4. Neoclassical
3

Compared to Baroque-style architectural ornament, Rococo ornament is
1. More austere and sober
2. Lighter and more playful
3. Closer to ancient Greco-Roman architecture
4. Italian in origin
2

The Rococo style is associated with:
1. The French peasant class
2. The French aristocracy
3. French philosophers
4. French revolutionaries
2

The paintings in this room were made by:
1. Rembrandt
2. François Boucher
3. Jacques-Louis David
4. Angelica Kauffman
2

The artist who painted this was:
1. A member of the French royal family
2. A wealthy aristocrat and amateur painter
3. Aprofessor of painting at the French Royal Academy of Painting
4. A revolutionary during the French revolution
3

This painting was made for the dressing room of:
1. The King of France
2. The Queen of France
3. The mistress of the King of France
4. A corrupt priest
3

What is the style of the couch on which the figure in this painting is seated?
1. Renaissance
2. Baroque
3. Rococo
4. Neoclassical
3

The social and ethical values signified by this painting are most closely associated with which of the following?
1. The French peasant class
2. The French aristocracy
3. French philosophers
4. French revolutionaries
2

This painting was made for:
1. A wealthy Parisian merchant
2. The queen of France
3. A member of the French aristocracy
4. A wealthy French artist
3

The artist who made this painting was a student of:
1. Rembrandt
2. Boucher
3.David
4. Kauffman
2

Which of the following is characteristic of Rococo iconography?
1. Religious subjects
2. Subjects imbued with moral severity
3. Current political events
4. Scenes of aristocratic luxury
4

The figure in the shadows in the lower right of this painting was originally intended to be:
1. A peasant
2. Venus
3. Cupid
4. A priest
4

The theme of mischievous eroticism is an characteristic that this painting shares with:
1. Brueghel’s Peasant Dance
2. Ribera’s Clubfooted Boy
3. Caravaggio’s Bacchus
4. David’s Oath of the Horatii
3
Monticello
Which change began to occur in the decades leading up to the French and American revolutions?
1. People began to suspect that science could not answer the questions raised by religion
2. People stopped being primarily concerned with getting to heaven and started to focus on how to improve life on earth
3. People began to devote more time and money to supporting the arts
4. Interest in socialproblems decreased, and people began to focus on personal pleasure at the expense of the common good
2
Monticello
Thomas Jefferson was the author of:
1. A treatise on architecture
2. The Declaration of Independence
3. The text on which Jacques-Louis David’s Oath of the Horatii is based
4. A play about life at the French royal court
2
Monticello
The “Jefferson Bible” is a version of the Christian bible which omits:
1. References to Jesus
2. Passages pertaining to morality
3. Passages pertaining to Jesus’s apostles
4. References to supernatural phenomena and to Jesus’s divinity
4
Monticello
Which of the following passages did Thomas Jefferson write?
1. “whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of [life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness], it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government”
2. “The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesusby the supreme being as his father in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.”
3. “Terror is only justice—prompt, severe and inflexible; it is thus an emanation of virtue”
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3
4
Monticello
Which of the following structures does the portico of this house most closely resemble?
1. St. Pantaleon
2. The Parthenon
3. Sant’ Andrea
4. The niche in the Cornaro chapel
2
Monticello
Which of the following domed structures does this house most closely resemble?
1. The Pantheon
2. Hagia Sophia
3. The Duomo of Florence
1
Monticello
Compared to Rococo architectural ornament, Neo-classical ornament is
1. More austere and sober
2. Lighter and more playful
3. More dramatic and energetic
4. More elaborate and ornate
1

This work is an example of:
1. Baroque art
2. Rococo art
3. Neoclassicism
4. Romanticism
3

The artist who painted this was:
1. A member of the French royal family
2. A wealthy aristocrat and amateur painter
3. A professor of painting at the British Royal Academy of Arts
4. A revolutionary during the French revolution
4

The subject of this picture comes from:
1. The history of Rome
2. The Old Testament
3. The New Testament
4. An event that took place in France shortly before painting was made
1

The gesture of the three young men on the right signifies:
1. Their reverence for the ancient Roman god Jupiter
2. Their commitment to defend Christianity from the infidels
3.Their commitment to defend their homeland from its enemies
4. Their commitment to seek revenge on the man who murdered their sister
3
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