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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is Gericault's "Horse Startled by Lightning" displayed, according to the author?
(a) The National Gallery.
(b) The Louvre.
(c) The Museum of Fine Art.
(d) The Smithsonian.
2. How did Carlyle feel when he walked down a crowded street?
3. According to the author, what is the setting of Gericault's painting "The Derby"?
(b) A small Spanish town.
(c) The Midwest.
4. Which of Van Gogh's paintings does the author use as an example of Western landscape art?
(a) "The Day After."
(b) "Starry Night."
(c) "Long Road."
5. The "new Art of Versailles" was deliberately cultivated, according to the author, during the reign of which king?
(a) Henry VIII.
(b) Edward VI.
(c) Phillip II.
(d) Louis XIV.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author say La Tour paints, at the end of Appendix 4?
2. Who wrote the biography about Carlyle?
3. What did Gericault use as a model for the people in "Raft of the Medusa"?
4. What group of mentally-ill people does the author write about in Appendix 6?
5. What was the subject of the Delacroix painting the author mentions in Appendix 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the author, how did La Tour feel about "theatrical effects" in his paintings?
2. What does Halliday write about Carlyle's description of himself?
3. What did Gericault use as models for his work, "Raft of the Medusa"?
4. What literary allusions does the author make near the end of Appendix 6 regarding schizophrenics?
5. To what does the author compare the world inhabited by schizophrenics in Appendix 6?
6. According to the author, what is unique about "Raft of the Medusa," artistically speaking?
7. What is unique and praiseworthy about Japanese and Chinese art, according to the author?
8. What comment does the author make at the end of Appendix 4 regarding La Tour's personal character?
9. Of what was Carlyle constantly apprehensive or afraid?
10. How does the author introduce Georges de La Tour in Appendix 4?
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