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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Chapter 6 begins with images from which artist?
(a) Da Vinci.
(b) Rembrandt.
(c) William Blake.
(d) Warhol.

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

4. 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.

5. What is Chapter 6 comprised of?
(a) Abstract mixed media.
(b) Oil paintings and some photographs.
(c) Black and white photography.
(d) Publicity images.

6. Which work is by Courbet, as shown in Chapter 6 on pages 124 and 125?
(a) "The Witches Sabbath."
(b) "Girl in White Stockings."
(c) "The Temptation of Saint Anthony."
(d) "La Fortune."

7. Which word best describes the series of portraits displayed in the Knoll Ball Room?
(a) Weary.
(b) Formal.
(c) Sensual.
(d) Melancholy.

8. What is the purpose of the paired images on pages 126 and 127?
(a) Each pair demonstrates a different period in art history.
(b) Each pair shows a different side of popular culture.
(c) Each pair plays off each other to enhance their subject matter and style.
(d) Each pair demonstrates ways to pose the human body as a subject.

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

10. What is the visual irony between the images on pages 68 and 69, and the images on pages 70 and 71?
(a) The tragedy of love and death.
(b) The similarity between the religious and the political.
(c) The connection between naked and nude.
(d) The play between death and life sustaining sustenance.

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

12. 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 intolerance of nude figures.
(d) The strive to create more social good.

13. What is the most true about Chapter 4?
(a) All of the subjects are nude or undressing.
(b) There are no titles to the works.
(c) There are no words used to describe the images.
(d) All of the images are oil paintings.

14. What character often appears in the images on pages 72 and 73?
(a) Pan.
(b) The Madonna.
(c) The king's chamberlain.
(d) The Pope.

15. What covers the Knoll Ball Room?
(a) Busts of prominent persons.
(b) Nude photos.
(c) Heavy tapestries.
(d) Oil paintings.

Short Answer Questions

1. How could one best describe Hans Baldung Grien's "Three ages of Women"?

2. What is similar about all of the portraits on page 76?

3. What is the title of all the paintings on pages 70 and 71?

4. In what way does the ruling class of a period support or promote their own way of seeing?

5. Which of the following would be a good symbol for the collection of images on pages 68 to 71?

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