16th Century Northern Europe II: Spain, Portugal, and the Netherlands

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Why were Bruegel’s work and subjects favored by local scholars, merchants, and bankers?
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NOT all of the above
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The image below is an example of a __________________.
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chasuble
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What is the underlying meaning behind the image below?
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NOT It is an allegory of the Garden of Eden.
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Which of the following best describes the art of Spain during the Renaissance?
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flashy, luxurious textiles, detailed
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Which of the following best represents El Greco’s style based on the painting below?
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a combination of iconic Byzantine style and colorful paintings of colorful scenic compositions of Italian painters
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El Greco adopted his elongated and encompassing style from the ___________.
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Mannerists
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The image below is ______________.
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a self-portrait
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Which of the following best describes the style El Greco adopted for the painting below, titled The Burial of the Count Orgaz?
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balanced between the lower earthly portion, and the suggested movement in the upper celestial portion.
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Who is the artist, and what is the title of the piece below?
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NOT Allegory of the Battle of Lepantes; El Greco
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What role did Antwerp play in the art of the Netherlands?
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NOT all of the above
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The fantastic imagination of Bosch is sometimes associated with ___________ art.
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medieval
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What is a Humanist?
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someone who affirms the dignity of all people
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What are textiles, and where were they used in Spain?
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Textiles are cloths that are woven. They were frequently used in tapestries, robes, and clothes.
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El Greco moved to Toledo, Spain where he hoped for a court appointment from ________.
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Philip II
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Which of the following statements best represents a Humanistic approach?
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“If we teach them the right way, they will follow it.”
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What were some of the most common themes present in the artwork from Spain and the Netherlands of the 16th century?
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Religion, secular subjects, portraits, landscapes, common everyday subjects, and fantastic imagination
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What unique approach did Bruegel have when it came to painting figures?
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He depicted characters not as unique individuals, but rather well observed types that people could relate to from all time periods.
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Which city was considered the financial center of Europe during the 16th century?
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Antwerp
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Who painted the image below?
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Pieter Bruegel
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How did Antwerp help the economy?
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Antwerp served as the commercial and artistic center of the Netherlands. Art became a precious commodity because there was a demand for luxury goods.
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What type of art medium helped artists in the Netherlands earn more income in Antwerp?
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graphic arts
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Which of the following best describes what was happening in Antwerp during the 16th century?
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all of the above
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What concept were the Humanists from the Netherlands concerned with?
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folly

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