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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the appearance of the figures in pages 72 to 73?
(a) Prominent figures dressed according to their time period.
(b) Idealistic nudes.
(c) Ornamentally dressed females.
(d) Stern portraits.

2. What is significant about the images presented on pages 120 and 121?
(a) They contain famous subjects.
(b) They demonstrate the difference between nude and clothed figures.
(c) They create a powerful commentary about social media.
(d) They are indicative of the times and how people lived then.

3. What could be said about the contents of Chapter 4?
(a) The images are ordered by date.
(b) The contents are not organized in any manner.
(c) The images represent a general history of art.
(d) The contents include two paintings from each period of art.

4. In what way does the ruling class of a period support or promote their own way of seeing?
(a) By commissioning oil paintings that depict sights of what they possess.
(b) By creating great halls of family portraits.
(c) By only permitting specifc depictions of holy figures.
(d) By bribing artists into depicting themselves as more wealthy or powerful than they really are.

5. What does Couture's painting "A Roman Feast" display?
(a) The end of a war with a field of bodies.
(b) A full glass of wine and a festive party.
(c) A full table of meat and bread.
(d) A voluptuous reclining woman.

6. From what ages does Rembrandt paint two self-portraits?
(a) Ages eighteen to twenty-five.
(b) Ages forty to fifty.
(c) Ages eighty to eighty-five.
(d) Ages twenty-eight to fifty-eight.

7. In Chapter 6, which painting best shows the humanity of its subject?
(a) "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes."
(b) "Princess Rakoscki."
(c) Rembrandt's "Two Negroes."
(d) Nattier's "Mademoiselle de Clermonte."

8. Until approximately what date does the period of traditional oil painting run through?
(a) 1917.
(b) 1900.
(c) 2010.
(d) 1817.

9. What do navigational instruments generally symbolize in a traditional oil painting?
(a) Merchandise lost at sea.
(b) Trade routes to acquire the riches of other nations.
(c) Scientific endeavors.
(d) The position of the patrons' social and political status.

10. What are most traditional oil paintings commissioned to demonstrate to the viewer?
(a) The political turmoil that the patron has survived.
(b) The style of monarchy and church rule of the time period.
(c) The power and wealth of the patron.
(d) The social conditions of the time period.

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

12. In Chapter 4, what are the images depictions of on pages 66 and 67?
(a) Botanical prints.
(b) Celebrity photos.
(c) Religious icons.
(d) Former Presidents.

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

14. Which words best describe the setting of "Demoiselles au bord de la Seine"?
(a) Sensual and exotic.
(b) Dark and cold.
(c) Spontaneous and abstract.
(d) Dainty and lacy.

15. How could one best describe Hans Baldung Grien's "Three ages of Women"?
(a) Humorous.
(b) Peaceful.
(c) Sensual.
(d) Lovely.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what general style are most of the images in Chapter 4?

2. Which phrase is a good description of how Demoiselles is portrayed?

3. All of the following are titles of works that begin Chapter 6, except for which one?

4. Which statement could easily be an interpretation of Van Gogh's "a cornfield with birds flying out of it"?

5. What words best describe the gaze of the subjects on their own material goods in a traditional oil painting?

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