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The architecture in the background of this scene is in which style?
1. Egyptian
2.Roman
3. Gothic
4. Rococo
2

The architecture in the background of this scene can best be described as:
1. Austere
2. Opulent
3. Playful
4. Otherworldly
1

Which of the following objects appears in the background of this picture, directly beneath the swords?
1. A helmet
2. A shield
3. A plow
4. A broom
3

The plow in this picture symbolizes:
1. The right to private property
2. The inferiorityof the peasant class
3. The virtue of labor
4. The role of women in cultivating the fields to provide food for their children
3

The object on the pavement in the foreground, in front of the women, is:
1. A broom
2.A wig
3. A distaff
4.A plow
3

The women in this picture:
1. Display more agency than the male figures
2. Displayless agency than the male figures
3. A accorded agency equal to that of the males
3 (questionable)

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

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 values represented by the woman on the far right of this picture can be identified with the values represented in which of the following works?
1. Caravaggio’s Inspiration of St. Matthew
2. Rembrandt’s Christ Preaching
3. Boucher’s The Toilet of Venus
4. David’s Oath of the Horatii
4

The body language of the two boys on the left of this painting signifies:
1. The difference between Neo-classical and Romantic art
2. The varying fortunes of the Roman Republic from its founding to the beginning of the Empire under Augustus
3. The civilizing effect of a good education and upbringing
4. The emphasis in Neoclassical art of physical attractiveness over character and morals
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The subject of this picture comes from:
1. The history of ancient Rome
2. The Old Testament
3. The New Testament
4. An event that took place in France shortly before painting was made
4

At the meeting shown in this picture, the representatives of the French “Third Estate” swore an oath:
1. To protect king Louis XVI and defend the institution of monarchy in France
2.To depose king Louis XVI and abolish the French monarchy
3. Not to disband until theFrench king accepted a constitutional government
4. To initiate a “Reign of Terror” against the French aristocracy
3

Which of the following peopleis depicted in this image?
1. Thomas Jefferson
2. Jacques-Louis David
3. Maximillian Robespierre
4. King Louis XVI of France
3

The artist never completed the painting for which this study was made, because:
1. The outbreak of the American Revolution brought an end to the revolutionary movement in France
2. Napoleon rose to power in France
3. The revolutionaries in the painting turned against one another
4. An agreement was reached with the king of France that satisfied the demands of the revolutionaries
3

Which of the following statements was made by Maximillian Robespierre?
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 Jesus by 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
3

The person depicted in this image is also depictedin:
1. Jacques-Louis David’s The Oath of the Horatii
2. Jacques-Louis David’s study for the Tennis Court Oath
3.Angelica Kauffman’s, Cornelia Pointing to Her Children as Her Treasures
4. Théodore Géricault’s The Raft of the “Medusa”
2

Which of the following is true about Jean-Paul Marat?
1. He belonged to a pro-slavery political party
2. He was an ally of the monarchy during the French revolution
3. He was a member of the moderate Girondist faction during the French Revolution
4. He was a member of radical Jacobin faction during the French Revolution
4

This painting:
1. Is primarily an example of realism
2. Is primarily an example of idealism
3. Mixes realism and idealism
4. Exhibits neither realism nor idealism
2? questionable

Which of the following is true about the relationship between this painting and Artemesia Gentileschi’s Judith Beheading Holofernes?
1. Both were painted by female artists
2. Both conform to traditional ideas about gender which accord agency to males and deny agency to females
3.Both depict a religious saint
4. Both depict a man who was assassinated by a woman
4

In creating the mood of pathos and reverence that characterizes this painting, the artist was inspired by images of:
1. Maximillian Robespierre
2. Karl Marx
3. Jesus Christ
4. Holofernes
3

This painting depicts:
1. A scene from pagan mythology
2. An event that took place a few years before the painting was made
3. A story from the history of the Roman Republic
4. A story from the history of the ancient Near East
2

The name “Medusa” in the title of this painting refers to:
1. An ancient Greco-Roman goddess
2. A ship
3. An island
4. A French minister
2

Which of the following is true about Théodore Géricault?
1. He belonged to a pro-slavery political party
2. He was a member of an abolitionist group
3. He was a member of the moderate Girondist faction during the French Revolution
4. He was a member of radical Jacobin faction during the French Revolution
2

Which of the following aspects of this painting is characteristic of Romanticism?
1. The theme of human beings confronted by the dangerous forces of the natural world
2. The expression of solidarity and commitment to a shared ideal
3. The idealized, muscular bodies
4. The triangular composition
5. Answers 3 & 4
1

The physiognomy and poses of the bodies in this painting show the artist’s admiration of:
1. Michelangelo
2. Botticelli
3. Brueghel
4. Rembrandt
1

Which of the following aesthetic categories best applies to this painting?
1. The Beautiful
2. The Sublime
3. The Picturesque
2

Which of the following aesthetic categories refers to images that evoke feelings of awe mixed with fear?
1. The Beautiful
2. The Sublime
3. The Picturesque
2

Which of the following aesthetic categories refers to an image or sight that is quaint, charming, homey, relaxing, or familiar?
1. The Beautiful
2. The Sublime
3. The Picturesque
3

Which of following aesthetic categories refers to images characterized by ideal and strikingly pleasurable arrangements of color and form?
1. The Beautiful
2. The Sublime
3. The Picturesque
1

This painting depicts:
1. A scene from pagan mythology
2. An event that took place a few years before the painting was made
3. A story from the history of the Roman Republic
4. A story from the history of the ancient Near East
4

Knowledge about the life of Sardanapalus derives from:
1. Ancient Assyrian texts that chronical the lives of the Assyrian kings
2. Greek texts dating to the time of the Roman Empire
3. Archaeological findingsin the area of the Ancient Assyrian Empire
4. All of the above
5. Answers 1 & 2
2

This picture exhibits which of the following characteristic qualities of Romanticism?
1. Exoticism
2. Eroticism
3. The sublime
4. All of the above
5. None of the above Besides this one, which other painting
4

What other painting from our image list does Linda Nochlin discuss in her essay “The Imaginary Orient”?
1. Jacques-Louis David’s The Death of Marat
2. Théodore Géricault’s The Raft of the “Medusa”
3. Jean-Léon Gérôme’s Snake Charmer
4. Gustave Courbet’s The Stone Breakers
3

The inscription along the top of the wall in the background of this painting is written in which language?
1. Greek
2. Latin
3. Hebrew
4. Arabic
4

The setting of the scene in this painting is:
1. The headquarters of a band of warriors
2.An Arab Bazaar
3. A mosque
4. A town square in Algeria
3

Which characteristic of the Romantic aesthetic does this painting exemplify most clearly?
1. The sublime
2. The exotic
3. Gothic revival
4. Reverential regard for nature
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