painter of fantastical landscapes and figures
Jan van Eyck
painted a portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his wife
Gentile da Fabriano
Florentine painter in the International Gothic Style
painted the “peaceful city” fresco
master of relief carving and sculpture
narrow ledge where an altarpiece rests on an altar
The method of contrasting lights and darks to create volume and emotion
artist characterized by his piety
artist known for Byzantine influence combined with depth and volume
The Venus of Willendorf is a…
What is true about the Neolithic period?
What isn’t true about the Neolithic period?
Development of weapons, domestication of the dog, and primitive writing
The theme of patronage refers to
the commission of a work of art
What site is known for the first signs of town planning?
The theme of propaganda refers to the
What are the elements of the prehistoric cave paintings?
animal subjects, women subjects, and contour lines
The Neolithic period is categorized by
domestication of plants and dogs
What is typical of Islamic architecture?
art used to deliver a political message
Examples of warm color are
red, yellow, and orange
Examples of cool colors are
blue, green, and purple
the brightness or dullness of a hue
characteristics of a particular artist, period, or region
sculpture in the round
Egyptian temple plan
The Lion Gate is found at which complex?
Palace at Mycenae
What is true of Minoan painting?
curvilinear, lively, and sophisticated
What isn’t true of Minoan painting?
monochromatic, passive, simple, and prehistoric
The asymmetrical plan of the Erechtheion was most probably due to the fact that the structure
had to incorporate existing shrines
What is the name of the heavily columned area of an Egyptian temple?
Which vase type was most often used a container for perfumed oil?
The Snake Goddess sculpture belongs to which culture?
What was the Treasury of Atreus?
a beehive tomb
Bullheaded capitals were created by what culture?
The Venus of Willendorf represents what dominant theme?
method of documentation and record keeping
first known architect
column composed of staked parts
decorative column that is attached to the wall
chief counsel to Queen Hatshepsut
early form of the Minoan system of writing
female freestanding statuary sculpture
common Greek motif
What is the political message behind the Colosseum?
It was created so the king could give back the land to the people after Nero used it for himself.
How do Etruscan temples differ from Greek?
The iconographic symbol for Saint Mark is a
The earliest well-preserved illuminated manuscript containing scenes from the Bible (the Vienna Genesis) dates from the
The Dipylon vase is from what period?
The emperor portrayed in San Vitale is
The iconographic symbol for Saint Matthew is an
Black-figure vases were most prominent during which period?
What building is Ionic?
Temple of Nike, Athens
Who sculpted Weary Herakles?
architect of the Perthenon
the unification of society through trade, learning and language
Cultural and artistic growth and prosperity
an illusion of an expanded room
framed motifs painted on monochromatic backgrounds
the first ruler of the Roman Imperial Period
indulgent emperor known for his chaotic reign
stone or clay coffin
The emperor portrayed in San Vitale is
Carpet pages in manuscript illuminations are characteristic of
What structure was built over the spot from where Muhammad is believed to have ascended into heaven?
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem
Roman Second Style painting is characterized by
How is the Byzantine portrayal of Christ unlike the Early Christian portrayal
a kingly persona
How are the Byzantine and Early Christian portrayals of Christ similar?
the presence of a halo, purple, and purple clothing
What structure contains the portraits of Justinian and Theodora?
What emperor’s commissions reflect the influence of Classical Greek art?
What are examples of basilica-plan structures?
Old Saint Peter’s, Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, and Santa Sabina
What are characteristics of Middle Byzantine painting?
lacks illusionistic depth, linear, and gold backgrounds
The Roman work known as the Pont-du-Gard is an
collection of separate sheets
vertical element of a dorrway or window frame
semicircular area enclosed by the arch above an arched entry
vertically dominated interior space
father of western pictorial painting
What isn’t a characteristic of the sculpture of the Hellenistic period of Greek art?
What are characteristics of sculpture in the Hellenistic period of Greek art?
deeply carved, dramatic, and emotional
The shelves on which the dead were placed in Early Christian catacombs were called
The heel stone at Stonehedge supports the theory that the ancient structure was a
What are characteristics of Sumerian human figure compositions?
composite perspective, oversized eyes, and stylized poses
What isn’t a characteristic of Sumerian human figure compositions?
shoulders in profile
Does the High Cross of Muiredach exhibit the Animal style?
What is true of Ancient Near Eastern ethnic groups?
city centers built around temple complex, mud-brick used in construction, and political history is characterized by upheaval
What culture is credited with the first system of writing known to humanity?
The influence of the Amarna period is evident in the work done for which Pharaoh?
Emperor Trajan commissioned the
Forum and triumphal column
The Ebbo Gospels can be identified by the
What are characteristics of the Victory Stele of Naram-Sin?
Displays absolute power of the king, king is portrayed as a divine figure, and shows hierarchy of scale
What is true of Assyrian art?
great emotion in human figures, ununified compositions, and a wide variety of subjects
What isn’t a characteristic of Assyrian art?
great emotion in animal figures
What are dominant themes in Assyrian art?
warfare and hunting
What is true of the Great Sphinx?
the colossus, in situ, and is the symbol of royal power
Which Aegean civilization’s art was known for its lively, celebratory art?
The medium for Etruscan sculptors was
What style of Roman painting did the Romans borrow from the Greeks?
What is the chronological order for Greek vase painting types?
Geometric, Black Figure, and Red Figure
A cross with a circle intersecting its arms is a product of which culture?
What artist reintroduced the classical principal of contrapposto?
What artist, along with Ghiberti, was a finalist in the famous competition for the bronze doors of the Florence Cathedral Baptistery?
What work has a king approaching the god, Shamash?
Stele of Hammurabi
What traits characterized the International Style?
naturalism, formal splendor, and illusionistic depth
What figural arrangement was most popular during the Renaissance?
The Baroque style is characterized by
Who is traditionally seen as the inventory of linear perspective?
The original architect of Saint Peter’s was
What artist was recognized as a portrait artist?
Holbein the Younger
What artist is known for his dramatic compositions often filled with swirling clouds and dim lighting?
What represents all 4 Evangelists in iconic form before their particular gospel?
Book of Durrow
All are true for Late Byzantine painting except
Although Baroque art takes various forms, it is characterized by its attempt to…
involve the viewer
The term Baroque derives from the Spanish and Portuguese word meaning…
an irregular pearl.
In the Dutch Republic in the 17th century what became more popular?
production of small paintings increased to decorate private homes, landscape painting, and genre scenes
father of the Venetian style
works could be called “Proto-Baroque”
master of scientific perspective
most famous painter of the Sienese school
painted for the Pesaro family
A hall or gallery for exhibiting works of art
Which element is not a characteristic of the Neoclassical style?
What post-impressionist artist was noted for the use of Pointillism?
Romanticism in the United States surfaced primarily in which type of paintings?
What artist stated, “show me an angel, and I will paint one.” ?
Which artist became a supreme colorist at the end of his career?
The Realism Period was influenced by
What city is the birthplace of the Renaissance?
What artist developed the “quadro riportato” technique?
What artist was an accomplished engraver?
art that engaged the viewer physically and emotionally
purposeful distortion as a reaction to the Renaissance
artists concentrated on representing movement and light
the reaction of Antiquity
The outworking of the personal and emotional vision of an internal experience of an artist. An idea is communicated visually through color and distortion.
Characteristics of Fauvism
bold, contrasting color
rough brush strokes
unnaturalistic drawing and perspective
brilliant and striking use of color
Style characterized by striking applications of pure, bright patches of color
Picasso’s Blue Period
style shifted to monochromatic palette, flattened forms, and tragic themes
Picasso’s Rose Period
actor and circus subjects
more tender and delicate
palette is lighter with tones of pink, ochre, and gray
The imitation or representation of aspects of the sensible world, especially humanity, in literature and art.
Which artist was the only American born Impressionist?
b) van Gogh
Die Brucke was a subcategory of which movement?
Post-Impressionit artists were influenced by which culture?
Which artist stated, “I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality” when grouped with the Surrealists?
What artist co-founded Cubism with Picasso?
c) De Chirico
Picasso was influenced by what culture?
What movement was primarily American?
What movement glorified war?
Abstract Expressionism is defined by which of the following?
a) emphasis on formalism
b) emphasis on emotion
c) political commentary
d) social commentary