Art History Exam Prep

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Art History Exam Prep - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name 4 Baroque artists.
  • 2. 
    Who became emporer of France?
  • 3. 
    Name 3 differences between Neoclassicism and Romanticism.
  • 4. 
    Why do we study History? Give three reasons and back them up.
  • 5. 
    Describe Bernini's Ecstacy of St. Therese. How does the sculpture exemplify Baroque art? Give a visual description, the message it gives and 4 details that make it Baroque. 
  • 6. 
    A) What factors led to art being sold as a commodity in Holland during the seventeenth century? b) What subjects did the Dutch artists begin to paint as a result of having to sell their art to the middle class?
  • 7. 
    Why did Rembrandt get in trouble with The Shooting Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq?
  • 8. 
    Name a Spanish Baroque painter and one of his paintings.
  • 9. 
    Which hero of the American Revolution did Gilbert Stuart paint many times?
  • 10. 
    How did the Romantic movement get its name?
  • 11. 
    What new invention did Delacroix use to make studies for his paintings?
  • 12. 
    Why did a Gothic revival occur in England, instead of a Classical revival, as in France?
  • 13. 
    What was the philosophy of the Realist artists concerning working-class people?
  • 14. 
    What was Courbet's response to the rejection of his Burial at Ornans from the 1855 Universal Exposition in Paris?
  • 15. 
    Where did the term "Impressionism" come from?
  • 16. 
    Why did Monet paint so many versions of the Rouen Cathedral?
  • 17. 
    Why is Van Gogh considered an Expressionist?
  • 18. 
    What is pointillism?
  • 19. 
    Describe Cezanne's goals in painting.
  • 20. 
    And, for the main event... What are the two main opposing forces in history, in and out of art, and how are these reflected in the changes of artistic styles? Give examples of works for each force. What's a happy medium that satisfies both sides fairly? In which century were these three warring forces competing, and which "eras" were they?
  • 21. 
    Painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro is called
    • A. 

      Obscura

    • B. 

      Tenebrism

    • C. 

      Fragonard

    • D. 

      Ingres

  • 22. 
    Which of the following artists was a woman?
    • A. 

      Bernini

    • B. 

      Gericault

    • C. 

      Gentilleschi

    • D. 

      Gainsborough

  • 23. 
    The end of the counter-reformation occurred during which period?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Neoclassical

    • C. 

      Romantic

    • D. 

      Impressionist

  • 24. 
    Rococo was a subsection of which period?
    • A. 

      Romantic

    • B. 

      Neoclassical

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Impressionist

  • 25. 
    Which of the following artists was from the Rococo period?
    • A. 

      Boucher

    • B. 

      Fragonard

    • C. 

      Gainsborough

    • D. 

      All of the above

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