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Art History 2, Exam 1 Study Guide

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Art History 2, Exam 1 Study Guide ARTS 1720

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Introduction to Art History 2
Dr. Katherine Arpen
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Date Created: 09/18/16
Exam 1 Study Guide Dr. Katherine Arpen ARTS 1720 1. What is not a characteristic of the Romanesque period? a. Rounded arches b. Barrel vaults c. Relief sculpture d. Flying buttresses 2. What is an object that has come in contact with or remnants that have come from a holy figure? a. Pilgrimage b. Relic c. Reliquary d. Archivolt 3. The most decorated part of a church exterior is usually what? a. The portal (door) b. The windows c. The walls d. The buttresses 4. A typical tympanum format usually contains _______in the middle. a. Saints b. Jesus c. Angels d. Royalty 5. What was the benefit of the separation of the central nave aisle and the side aisles? _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 6. Pier buttresses are to the _____________ as flying buttresses are to the ______________. a. Central nave, side aisles b. Gothic period, Romanesque period c. Romanesque period, Gothic period d. Choir, ambulatory 7. As a whole, Cluniac architecture reflected their _______ way of life, while Cistercian architecture reflected their _______ way of life. a. Elaborate, humble b. Humble, elaborate c. Spiritual, non-spiritual d. Non-spiritual, spiritual 8. The purpose of historiated capitals was to do what? a. Tell stories b. Decorate c. Be a focal point of reflection and prayer d. All of the above 9. What kind of painting originated in Spanish churches? a. Oil painting b. Fresco painting c. Tempera painting d. Acrylic painting 10. Why did architecture move from rounded arches to pointed arches? a. They were more visually appealing b. Pointed arches don’t collapse as easily c. Pointed arches are cheaper d. The buildings smaller 11. What is a clerestory? a. A row of windows above the nave b. A row of arches above the nave c. A part of the choir d. A part of the exterior portal 12. French Gothic architecture really emphasized what idea? a. Humility b. The importance of prayer c. The connection between the royal and divine d. Pilgrimages 13. What is not a characteristic of court style? a. Made for the king b. “S” shaped bodies c. Elongated necks and small heads d. No divots in robes, austere 14. What is the difference between a tapestry and an embroidery? _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 15. What is not a quintessential characteristic of Italian architecture? a. Continuous narration b. Simple forms and ideas c. Visually crowded d. High relief 16. What material was illustrated manuscripts predominately written on? a. Animal skin b. Papyrus c. Paper d. Clay 17. What describes real and imaginary animals and plants that pass on a lesson? a. Book of Hours b. Psalter c. Grisaille d. Bestiary 18. During the making of illustrated manuscripts, signing their work and marginalia are both examples of what? a. Deep spiritualty b. Individuality c. Creativity d. Both b & c e. All of the above 19. A historiated initial is what? a. The first letter of a new section b. The first letter of who owns it c. The first letter of the artist d. None of the above 20. Maniera Greca was reliant on: a. The Roman Empire b. Western influence c. The Byzantines d. France 21. Who begins the early shift toward naturalism? a. Pisano b. DaVinci c. Michelangelo d. Cimabue 22. What is not a characteristic of naturalism? a. Proportional b. Gold leaf c. Layers of background d. Natural poses 23. Giotto di Bondone’s fresco paintings in the Arena Chapel in Italy best portray what? a. Proto-Renaissance b. Naturalism c. Byzantine influence d. Both a & b e. All of the above 24. True or False: Tempera paint is easier to work with than oil paint. 25. What is not one of the advantages of oil paint? a. Dries quicker b. Blends better c. More luminous d. Conveys greater detail 26. Who really masters oil paint? a. France b. Flanders c. Russia d. Byzantine 27. Flemish art attempted to make the divine more what? a. Beautiful b. Unrealistic c. Unreachable d. Personable 28. True or False: The Hunt of the Unicorn tapestry conveys both a religious and secular story. 29. In a woodcut print, you can’t get what? a. Heavy lines b. A clear image c. Fine lines d. Multiple matrix use 30. Intaglio printing matrices rely on what kind of lines? a. Engraved b. Large c. Convex d. Heavy 1. D 2. B 3. A 4. B 5. So that the congregation could be separate from the pilgrims. 6. C 7. A 8. D 9. B 10. B 11. A 12. C 13. D 14. A tapestry design is woven into the fabric itself while an embroidery is stitched onto another piece of textile. 15. B 16. A 17. D 18. D 19. A 20. C 21. D 22. B 23. D 24. False 25. A 26. B 27. D 28. True 29. C 30. A


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