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

2. Which words best describe the mood of the paintings on pages 66 and 67?
(a) Serious and iconic.
(b) Eerie and mystical.
(c) Stern and powerful.
(d) Light and fantastical.

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

4. What is similar about all of the portraits on page 76?
(a) All the subjects are undressing.
(b) All the subjects are reclining in a chair.
(c) All the subjects are holding a bible.
(d) All the subjects stand alone.

5. What is the approximate historical range of the images on pages 66 and 67?
(a) From the 20th century.
(b) From the mid-1200s to the late-1800s.
(c) From the early 1200s to the mid-1500s.
(d) From the 18th to the 19th century.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is significant about the images presented on pages 120 and 121?

2. What conventions influence traditional European oil painting as it develops?

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

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

5. What primarily constitutes a landscape painting as traditional oil techniques are developed?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is demonstrated about the visual arts in comparing the photograph of "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes", and the oil painting "Peasant Boy Leaning on Sill"?

2. According to Berger et al., how do traditional oil paintings perpetuate the wealth and power of the ruling class?

3. Explain how Rembrandt's two self-portraits, the first at age twenty-eight and the second at age fifty-eight, evolve to include content that is not conventionally found in traditional oil paintings of his time.

4. Describe the images of death in Chapter 4 on pages 68 and 69, and name some of the specific paintings.

5. How does Courbet's two paintings, reproduced in Chapter 6 on facing pages 124 and 125, titled "Girl in White Stockings" and "Demoiselles au bord de la Seine" illustrate two distinct styles of his work?

6. In Chapter 4, explain what interconnections can be made between the images of death on pages 68 and 69, and the images of food, wine, and the hunt on pages 70 and 71.

7. How are pages 72 and 73, which contain images of mythological characters and fanciful human figures, different than the previous images that are displayed in Chapter 4?

8. In Chapter 6, explain how facing pages 116 and 117 return to Blake's theme of Africa and America supporting Europe.

9. Describe Couture's eighteenth century painting "A Roman Feast", and explain how it plays into the other images on the facing page.

10. Describe the mood of the collection of religious iconic images presented in Chapter 4 on pages 66 and 67.

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