Baroque Art II: Italy and Spain

Who of the following was an architect?
—c. bernini

What does the image below depict?
—b. when an angel pierced Saint Teresa’s body repeatedly with an arrow transporting her to a state of ecstasy and a sense of oneness with God

Which of the following characteristics best describes Spanish and Italian Baroque styles?
—d. all of the above

What is baldacchino?
—a large canapoy

What Baroque features can been seen in the above work by Caravaggio?
—b. the stone slab juts out in to the viewer’s space

What depicted in the image above?
—Judith and her maid servant are cleaning up after the murder of General Holofernes.

Who painted the above image?
—b. Francisco de Zurbaran

How does the artist use tenebrism in the piece above?
—By bringing out the stark contrast between the saint and the background.

Why did Caravaggio use tenebrism?
—To convey and evoke emotion.

What is the name of the piece above?
—c. The Triumph of the Name of Jesus and the Fall of the Damned

What is pictured below?
—a. baldacchino

How does the artist create movement in the painting above?
—c. The figures move diagonally to create a triangular composition.

Who was the artist of the piece above clearly inspired by?
—b. bernini

What does the image above depict?
—a. Cornaro Chapel, a funerary chapel.

What common themes are present in Spanish Baroque art?
—c. martyrdom

How does the artist create tension in the piece above?
—b. The poses of the women and the intense lighting used in the scene.

Who is pictured in the image below?
—Pope Innocent X

What is tenebrism?
b. A style of painting using sharp contrasts of light and dark.

What artist painted the image above?
—b. Diego Velasquez.

Which of Caravaggio’s traditions does the artist use in the image above?
—d. all of the above

How did Rubens alter the future of Baroque art?
—He combined Flemish and Baroque styles, making his painting synonymous with Flemish Baroque.

What type of painting is Anthony van Dyck most famous for?
—Royal portraiture

Which of the artist’s skills are best represented in the piece above?
—a. his skill at transparencies and reflections

What trick of Rubens did Van Dyck include in the above painting?
—He enhances the stature of Charles I. If you look closely, you can see that he is taller than his pages and his horse.

The Dutch were so proud of the painting below that they _______________________.
—b. presented it to the French queen Marie de’ Medici

Which of the following characteristics of Rubens came from his influences?
—d. all of the above

Where did Peter Paul Rubens get most of his inspiration for the image below?
—Italian Baroque masters and the Flemish tradition

How did the artist add drama to the image above?
—c. He added some unnecessary but colorful characters.

Who painted the image above?
—c. rembrandt

Why was this painting originally called, “The Night Watch”?
—Before the painting was restored it had a dense layer of grime, deep and darkened varnish, and dark architectural background, so many believed it to be a depiction of night