WORKSHOP 6 (Chpt. 17)
The following questions relate to material in Chapter 17. Use a SCANTRON to record answers.
58. Which is the most characteristic feature of Baroque style?
A) elongation
B) violent action
C) restraint
D) flat spaces
E) frontal figures 59. Which gained new status in the 17th century?
A) landscape, mythology, genre
B) portraiture, mythology, still life
C) landscape, portraiture, mythology
D) landscape, genre, still life
E) landscape, mythology, still life, humanism 60. The Throne of Saint Peter is
A) an elaborate chair in St. Peter's cathedral
B) a baldacchino
C) a reliquary
D) a triptych
E) an altarpiece 61. Bernini's colonnades outside St. Peter's are made of
A) marble
B) travertine
C) tufa
D) concrete
E) stucco 62. Which is by Borromini?
A) The Louvre
B) The Martyrdom of St. Lieven
C) The facade of the Louvre
D) Sant'Ivo della Sapienza
E) Saint Paul's 63. The purpose of Louis XIV's Academy was to
A) educate artists in humanism
B) establish a national style
C) have a school for the court painters
D) teach the principles of Baroque style
E) revive the Socratic method 64. The landscape architect at Versailles was
A) Le Brun
B) Le Notre
C) Le Vau
D) Hardouin-Mansart
E) Colbert 65. Which is NOT a feature of Wren's facade of St. Paul's?
A) pediment
B) columns
C) entablature
D) towers
E) pointed arches 66. Which is NOT true of Bernini's Saint Teresa?
A) she has erotic quality
B) she is on a horizontal plane
C) she is in the process of levitating
D) she is both relaxed and aroused
E) she synthesizes emotion with mysticism 67. The Farnese Grand Gallery ceiling frescoes illustrate
A) Christian scenes
B) scenes of the Farnese family
C) mythological scenes
D) scenes of Roman history
E) the Triumph of Urban VIII 68. Which is NOT true of Pietro da Cortona's Glorification of the Reign of Urban VIII?
A) it is on a ceiling in the Palazzo Barbarini
B) it depicts three huge bees
C) it exalts the Catholic Church
D) it is organized like a Last Judgment
E) it contains mythological figures 69. Caravaggio's Medusa
A) was based on the features of his lover
B) was a wedding present
C) is oil on wood
D) is the same figure as the boy in the Boy with a Basket of Fruit.
E) is in an oval frame 70. "Tenebrism" refers to
A) chiaroscuro
B) a preponderance of cast shadows
C) a preponderance of darkness
D) the tenets of shading
E) atmospheric perspective 71. Artemisia Gentileschi's Judith Slaying Holofernes is based on
A) the Bible
B) the Old Testament Apocrypha
C) the Metamorphoses
D) the New Testament Apocrypha
E) Vasari
72. The court portrait painter to Charles I of England was A) Anthony van Dyck B) Christopher Wren C) Hans Holbein D) Oliver Cromwell E) Judith Leyster 73. Rembrandt's painted light is typically A) yellow B) white C) light blue D) gray E) light green 74. The predominant planes in Baroque painting are A) horizontal B) vertical C) curvilinear D) spiral E) diagonal 75. The Baroque artist best known for self-portraits is A) Poussin B) Rubens C) Rembrandt D) Vermeer E) Bernini 76. Which is least likely to appear as vanitas iconography? A) a skull B) a windmill C) a watch D) a candle E) a shell