Art History 17th Century Oh No!

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Art History 17th Century Oh No!

Art history 17th century oh no!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who designed the piazza De San Pietro? (The piazza in front of St. Peter's)
    • A. 

      Gianlorenzo Bernini

    • B. 

      Michelangelo

    • C. 

      Carlo Maderno

  • 2. 
    Who created the facade for Santa Susanna? (1597-1603) (Similar to il Gesu; but with a greater sense of verticality) (pilasters -> 3/4 columns -> projecting columns)
    • A. 

      Borromini

    • B. 

      Carlo Maderno

    • C. 

      Gianlorenzo Bernini

  • 3. 
    Who designed the facade (and the three new bays (which elongate the cross shape of the floor lan)) to Saint Peter's?  - - ( which ended up hiding the dome, destroying the sense of verticality)
    • A. 

      Carlo Maderno

    • B. 

      Gianlorenzo Bernini

    • C. 

      Borromini

  • 4. 
    The piazza of St. Peter's (designed by Bernini) uses what shapes?
    • A. 

      Square, Circle

    • B. 

      Trapezoid, Circle

    • C. 

      Trapezoid, Oval

  • 5. 
    A ______ is a canopy over the alter (Baldacco is Italian for "silk from Baghdad , such as cloth for a canopy).
  • 6. 
    A ______ is a spiral column (named after king Salomon temple in Jerusalem).
  • 7. 
    Pope Uban the 8th and Pope Paul the V where from what family?
    • A. 

      Barberini

    • B. 

      Medecchi

    • C. 

      Farnezi

  • 8. 
    The ______ is a lower class neighborhood in front of Saint Peters.
  • 9. 
    Which pope commissioned Bernini to replace the old stair case connecting the papal apartments to the portica and narthex of Saint Peter's with the Scala Regia (Royal Staircase)?
    • A. 

      Alexander VII

    • B. 

      Urban VIII

    • C. 

      Pope Sixtus V

  • 10. 
    Who commissioned Bernini's David?
    • A. 

      Pope Paul V

    • B. 

      Cardinal Scipione Borghese

    • C. 

      Pope Alexander VII

  • 11. 
    Who carved the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa of Cornaro Chapel (commissioned by Cardinal Federico Cornaro) ?
  • 12. 
    Who designed the interior, as well as the exterior for San Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane (or St Charles of 4 fountains (or San Carlino (little St. Charles) )
    • A. 

      Bernini

    • B. 

      Borromini

  • 13. 
    Who designed the Chapel of Saint Ivo? (dome is extension of floor plan (organic) vs ren style attached dome)
    • A. 

      Bernini

    • B. 

      Borromini

  • 14. 
    Where was Annibale Carracci from?
    • A. 

      Netherlands

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Bologna

  • 15. 
    Who commissioned Carracci's 'Loves of The Gods' ceiling fresco in the gallery of Palazzo Farnese, Rome?
    • A. 

      Pope Paul III

    • B. 

      Pope Urban 8th

    • C. 

      Pope Paul V

  • 16. 
    _______ is transferred frame painting.
    • A. 

      Tres potatoes

    • B. 

      Quadro riportato

    • C. 

      Dos wavos