The Baroque era was born in ____, at least in part as a reaction to the spread of Protestantism resulting from the ____.
Which of the following was not a Baroque addition to St. Peter’s?
—The Sistine Chapel
Where was Pope John Paul II’s body placed for viewing before it was moved to St. Peter’s in April of 2005?
In the apse of St. Peter’s, Bernini combined architecture, sculpture, and stained glass to produce the brilliant golden display known as the ____.
For The Conversion of St. Paul, Caravaggio selected the models in his painting from ____.
In both of their paintings of Judith Decapitating Holofernes, Caravaggio and Artemisia Gentileschi utilized a harsh, theatrical “spotlight” effect known as ____.
In the story of Susannah and the Elders, the ultimate outcome was that ____.
—Susannah was saved
Spain was one of the wealthiest European countries during the Baroque and lavishly supported the arts, at least partly due to ____.
—an influx of riches from the New World
Which of the following statements concerning Diego Velázquez’s painting techniques is false?
—He favored idealized, classical figures.
For his mysterious Las Meninas, or the ____, Diego Velázquez dissolved his forms into small, roughly textured brushstrokes that would be the hallmark of ____ two centuries later.
—maids in waiting; Impressionism
After Martin Luther’s Reformation, Dutch artists painted scenes of daily life, whereas Flemish artists ____.
—continued painting religious and mythological scenes as in Baroque Italy
Which of the following Baroque painters was an ambassador, diplomat, and court painter to dukes and kings and supervised a huge workshop of assistants?
—Peter Paul Rubens
During the Baroque period, Protestant Dutch artists sold most of the works they produced to ____.
—the middle class
All of Rembrandt’s paintings, drawings, and prints seem to focus on ____.
—introspection and psychological situations
In his Syndics of the Draper’s Guild, Rembrandt captures the men just as ____.
—someone outside the canvas enters the room
Which of the following does not describe Jan Vermeer’s Young Woman with a Water Jug?
—The colors are harsh and garish.
Before the Baroque period ended, ____ began to replace Rome as the center of the art world and ____ was the principal exponent of its official style.
—France; Nicolas Poussin
King Louis XIV’s Palace at Versailles was originally the site of his ____.
In the Palace at Versailles, all of the following elements echo Renaissance techniques except that the ____.
—palace interior is lavishly decorated with dramatic vistas
In Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s Happy Accidents of the Swing, all of the following are characteristics of the Rococo and depicted in the painting except ____.
—classically inspired facial features
In the Baroque period, England’s most significant contribution to the arts was in the realm of ____.
Which of the following historical personalities is not associated with the Enlightenment?
—King Louis XVI