Art History Chapter 17

Peter Paul Ruben’s The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus depicts a scene from Greek mythology in which two mortal women are seized by ____, the twin sons of Zeus.

—Castor and Pollux

Where was Pope John Paul II’s body placed for viewing before it was moved to St. Peter’s in April of 2005?

—Clementine Hall

King Louis XIV’s Palace at Versailles was originally the site of his ____.

— hunting lodge

In the Palace at Versailles, all of the following elements echo Renaissance techniques except that the ____.

— palace interior is lavishly decorated with dramatic vistas

Which of the following was not a Baroque addition to St. Peter’s?

— The Sistine Chapel

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

Francesco Borromini’s ____ is an organic building that incorporates the Baroque elements of motion, space, and light.

—San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

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 statements concerning Diego Velázquez’s painting techniques is false?

— He favored idealized, classical figures.

Nicolas Poussin’s Rape of the Sabine Women utilizes a(n) ____, thereby borrowing a Renaissance technique for structuring a balanced composition.

—compositional triangle

In both of their paintings of Judith Decapitating Holofernes, Caravaggio and Artemisia Gentileschi utilized a harsh, theatrical “spotlight” effect known as ____.

— tenebrism

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

The Baroque era was born in ____, at least in part as a reaction to the spread of Protestantism resulting from the ____.

—Rome; Reformation

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

Which of the following does not describe Jan Vermeer’s Young Woman with a Water Jug?

— The colors are harsh and garish.

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 historical personalities is not associated with the Enlightenment?

—King Louis XVI

In the story of Susannah and the Elders, the ultimate outcome was that ____.

— Susannah was saved

In the Baroque period, England’s most significant contribution to the arts was in the realm of ____.

— architecture

In the apse of St. Peter’s, Bernini combined architecture, sculpture, and stained glass to produce the brilliant golden display known as the ____.

— Cathedra Petri