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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is a two-dimensional oil painting different from other forms of art?
(a) It conveys the social position of the owner.
(b) It conveys the sights of the common person.
(c) It conveys the illusions of texture, luster, tangibility, and solidity.
(d) It conveys the misplacement of women in society.

2. What conventions influence traditional European oil painting as it develops?
(a) The obsession with property and power.
(b) The push for experimental theater and arts in general.
(c) The strive to create more social good.
(d) The intolerance of nude figures.

3. Which word best describes the position of artists as traditional oil painting develops?
(a) Defense.
(b) Opposition.
(c) Struggle.
(d) Fortune.

4. What types of images are paired together on pages 126 and 127?
(a) Drawings and architectural diagrams.
(b) Advertisements and celebrity photos.
(c) Oil paintings and photographs.
(d) Female nude paintings and male nude photos.

5. Which word best describes the images on pages 72 and 73?
(a) Devout.
(b) Reality.
(c) Fantasy.
(d) Beastly.

6. Which subject is accorded with the highest prestige?
(a) Animals.
(b) Mythological creatures.
(c) Landscapes.
(d) Food.

7. Who is considered a master of traditional European oil painting?
(a) Rembrandt.
(b) Gauguin.
(c) Picasso.
(d) Van Gogh.

8. When was oil painting first developed?
(a) Early twentieth century.
(b) During the Middle Ages.
(c) Fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
(d) Late eighteenth century.

9. What words best describe the gaze of the subjects on their own material goods in a traditional oil painting?
(a) Confident, formal, arrogant.
(b) Formal, wary, content.
(c) Satisfied, generous, serious.
(d) Generous, faithful, pleasant.

10. What tends to be the central figure(s) in the images presented in Chapter 4 on pages 66 and 67?
(a) Madonna and child.
(b) Nudes in gardens.
(c) Popes and Cardinals.
(d) Political leaders, scientists, and authors.

11. What is the extraordinary significance of works such as" A Family Group" by Nouts?
(a) An artist spends days and weeks of time laboriously putting oil on canvas to record the event.
(b) A patron of such a work is not typically a collector of art.
(c) The subjects are all very wealthy and popular at the time.
(d) The paint itself is a new technology that will last centuries.

12. What is evident when comparing the two images "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes" and " Peasant Boy Leaning on Sill"?
(a) The photograph captures motion better than the oil painting.
(b) The oil painting has more detail than the photograph.
(c) The oil painting contains less realism than the photograph.
(d) The photograph portrays the subject in more clarity.

13. Which statement best describes photography in 1883?
(a) It increases the number of images an artist can capture.
(b) It is a high-tech visual format.
(c) It is very good at capturing subjects in motion.
(d) It is a primitive visual technology still in the developing stages.

14. What is most interesting about the two works from Courbet on pages 124 and 125?
(a) The works demonstrate a clarity in the artist's way of seeing.
(b) The works show the difference between nude and naked.
(c) The works create a new meaning when presented together.
(d) The works illustrate two distinct styles from the artist.

15. What could be the theme for all of the images included on pages 68 to 71?
(a) Power is forever corrupt.
(b) Death is a necessary part of life.
(c) Love will always lead to sorrow.
(d) Nudity does not always equal pleasure for the viewer,

Short Answer Questions

1. What could be said about the contents of Chapter 4?

2. What is Chapter 6 comprised of?

3. What is the appearance of the figures in pages 72 to 73?

4. What does Nattier's "Mademoiselle de Clermonte" depict?

5. Which word best describes the series of portraits displayed in the Knoll Ball Room?

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