Exam #2 Study Guide

 

 

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Key Images
Be able to identify the title, artist and date of the following images.
       
Artist Title Date

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Pontormo Entombment 1525-28
Tintoretto The Last Supper 1592-94
El Greco Burial of Count Orgaz 1586
Hieronymus Bosch Garden of Earthly Delights c. 1505-15
Gianlorenzo Bernini Saint Teresa of Avila in Ecstacy 1645-52
Caravaggio The Calling of Saint Matthew 1599-1600
Artemisia Gentileschi Judith and Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes 1625
Nicolas Poussin Landscape with Saint John on Patmos 1640
Diego Velazquez Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor) 1656
Peter Paul Rubens The Raising of the Cross 1610-11
Rembrandt van Rijn The Night Watch 1642
Jan Vermeer Woman Holding a Balance c. 1664
Rachel Ruysch Flower Still Life after 1700
Germain Boffrand Salon de la Princesse, Hotel de Soubise Begun 1732
Jean-Antoine Watteau Pilgrimage to Cythera 1717
Jean-Honore Fragonard The Meeting 1771 - 73
William Hogarth The Marriage Contract 1743 - 45
Angelica Kauffmann Cornelia Pointing to Her Children as Her Treasures c. 1785
Benjamin West The Death of General Wolfe 1770
Jacques-Louis David Oath of the Horatii 1784 - 85
Jacques-Louis David Death of Marat 1793

 

Key Terms
Know the definition of the following terms.
     
Academy French Revolution Neoclassicism
Age of Enlightenment Genre painting Palace of Versailles
American Revolution Grand Manner Poussinistes
Arabesque Grand Tour Prix de Rome
Baroque Hierarchy of Genres Quadro riportato
Camera obscura History painting Rococo
Caravaggisti Illusionistic ceiling composition Rubenistes
Chiaroscuro Industrial Revolution Still-life
Classic landscape Invisible complement Tenebrism
Counter-Reformation Mannerism The Salon
Fetes galantes Mixed-media Vanitas

 

 

People
Know the contributions, and the significance of those contributions, each of the following people made to art history.
     
Denis Diderot George Washington Louis XIV
Dutch middle-class John-Paul Marat Louis XV

 


Questions to Consider
Be able to answer each of the following questions.
 
What characterizes mannerist works?
What characterizes the Baroque style?
How did the works commissioned by the Catholic Church during the Counter-Reformation assist the Church in wooing back the faithful?
Describe Caravaggio's "new realism." What was controversial about his work? How did the public and art patrons respond to his work?
Why was Veronese called before the Inquisition to explain his painting, Feast in the House
of Levi? How did he defend himself? What compromise did he make?
What characterizes Poussin's style?
What role did the Academy have regarding the kind of art that was produced, how it looked and the artists who made it?
What is the difference between a salon, the Salon and a salon style exhibition?
What three revolutions greatly influenced the history and art of the 18th century?
What characterizes the Rococo style?
From what art form did the Rococo style originate?
What characterizes the Neoclassic style? What artist is considered the leader of the movement?
What three revolutions greatly influenced the 18th century?
Were women allowed into the Academies during the 18th century? If so, what restrictions were placed on their participation? What influence did these restrictions have on the success of women artists?