18th Century Art in Europe

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Who is depicted in the image above?
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Marie Antoinette and her children
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During the Italian Revival, the ___________ style of architecture soon became the most sought after style.
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Neoclassical (??)
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Which styles are evident in the image above?
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Rococo and Enlightenment (???)
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What was the artist’s purpose with the painting above?
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She wanted to answer sexist rumors about her paintings.
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Many British patrons preferred their portraits to be set in ________________ backgrounds.
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modern and elegant (???)
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Who painted the portrait above?
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Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun (what a name)
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How does the artist include an element of role reversal in the image above?
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the artist plays the role of the usual “male”
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What significance does the painting above have?
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The figures are three of the most prominent female artists of the time. OR This painting was the first painting by a female to be displayed. OR (lastly, but i dont think so) It helped counter the restrictions placed on women artists.
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Who designed the above building?
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Richard Boyle
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How does the image above depict the revival of the Neoclassical style?
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All of the above (the objects, costume and architecture, and classical themes)
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Who painted the image above?
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Sir Joshua Reynolds
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What is the name of the building above?
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The Chiswick House
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What element(s) of classic architecture can you identify in the building seen above?
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All of the above (symmetry, columns, and a Roman temple front with a central octagonal core)
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What classical story is the figure in the above painting telling?
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She plays the part of a Roman priestess making a sacrifice to the personifications of female beauty, the Three Graces.
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What rumors did the artist Adelaide Labille-Guiard have to face?
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She had to face rumors that her paintings had been done by male artists.
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Who is the artist of the above painting?
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Angelica Kauffman
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Who was the leading sculptor in the Italian Neoclassical Revival?
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Antonio Canova
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What two characters are depicted in the sculpture above?
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Cupid and Psyche (Cupid reviving Psyche with a kiss)
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Who is depicted in the portrait above?
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Lady Bunbury
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How did British Revival architecture change from the Rococo style?
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British Revival architects felt the Rococo style was too extravagant. British architecture was inspired by classical architecture.
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Who sculpted the image above?
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Antonio Canova
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Where is the image above located?
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in the Kaisersaal in Germany
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What Baroque characteristics can you identify in the image above?
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The dolphins and the frivolous figures, as well the silks and satins.
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What does the word “barraco” mean?
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irregularly shaped pearl
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Who had a very successful career as a royal painter, and spent most of his life decorating Versailles and Fountainebleau?
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Francois Boucher

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