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1
Which is the most characteristic feature of Baroque style?
A)elongation
B)violent action
C)restraint
D)flat spaces
E)frontal figures
2
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
3
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
4
Bernini's colonnades outside St. Peter's are made of
A)marble
B)travertine
C)tufa
D)concrete
E)stucco
5
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
6
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
7
The landscape architect at Versailles was
A)Le Brun
B)Le Nôtre
C)Le Vau
D)Hardouin-Mansart
E)Colbert
8
Which is NOT a feature of Wren's façade of St. Paul's?
A)pediment
B)columns
C)entablature
D)towers
E)pointed arches
9
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
10
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
11
The Italian Baroque equivalent of Vasari was
A)van Mander
B)Carracci
C)Cortona
D)Bellori
E)Ridolfi
12
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
13
Gaulli's Triumph of the Name of Jesus
A)is in the vault of Saint Peter's
B)is in the vault of Il Gesù
C)is a collaboration between Gaulli and Bernini
D)was commissioned by the pope
E)is on the Farnese ceiling
14
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
15
"Tenebrism" refers to
A)chiaroscuro
B)a preponderance of cast shadows
C)a preponderance of darkness
D)the tenets of shading
E)atmospheric perspective
16
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
17
The figure in Rubens's The Straw Hat was
A)a wealthy patron
B)the artist's sister
C)the artist's wife
D)the artist's future sister-in-law
E)the artist's future mother-in-law
18
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
19
Three emperors who patronized Mughal painting in India were
A)Genghis Khan, Akbar, and Shah Jehan
B)Genghis Khan, Akbar, and Jahangir
C)Mumtaz, Jahangir, and Akbar
D)Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jehan
E)Mumtaz Mahal, Genghis Khan, and Jaghangir
20
The Taj Mahal was a memorial to
A)Akbar
B)Mumtaz
C)Shah Jehan
D)Jahangir
E)Genghis Khan
21
Rembrandt's painted light is typically
A)yellow
B)white
C)light blue
D)gray
E)light green
22
The predominant planes in Baroque painting are
A)horizontal
B)vertical
C)curvilinear
D)spiral
E)diagonal
23
The Baroque artist best known for self-portraits is
A)Poussin
B)Rubens
C)Rembrandt
D)Vermeer
E)Bernini
24
Which is least likely to appear as vanitas iconography?
A)a skull
B)a windmill
C)a watch
D)a candle
E)a shell
25
Which is NOT by Velazquez?
A)The Nightwatch
B)The Surrender of Breda
C)The Rokeby Venus
D)Las Meninas
E)The Crucifixion







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