26 Art History: 18th Century Art in Europe

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Many British patrons preferred their portraits to be set in ________________ backgrounds.
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b. classical and historical
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Who painted the portrait above?
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b. Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
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What served as the inspiration for the building above?
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a. Villa Rotunda by Palladio
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What significance does the painting above have?
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c. It helped counter the restrictions placed on women artists.
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What was the artist’s purpose with the painting above?
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c. She wanted to answer sexist rumors about her paintings.
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During the Italian Revival, the ___________ style of architecture soon became the most sought after style.
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b. Neoclassical
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How does the image above depict the revival of the Neoclassical style?
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d. all of the above (the objects, costume and architecture, classical themes)
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How does the artist include an element of role reversal in the image above?
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b. the only male figure in the painting is a bust of her father, who acts as her muse
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Who sculpted the image above?
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c. Antonio Canova
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Which styles are evident in the image above?
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a. Rococo and Enlightenment
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What does the above sculpture depict?
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c. Cupid reviving Psyche with a kiss
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What part of the image above exhibits a Rococo influence?
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c. feminine charms in lavish manner
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Who is depicted in the image above?
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b. Marie Antoinette and her children
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How did the artist of the above painting attempt to elevate the portrait to a higher status?
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a. by using classical and mythological themes
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What element(s) of classic architecture can you identify in the building seen above?
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d. all of the above (symmetry, columns, a Roman temple front with a central octagonal core)
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Who designed the German building seen above?
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b. Johann Balthasar Neumann
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What does the word “barraco” mean?
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c. irregularly shaped pearl
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Who is depicted in the portrait above?
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b. Lady Bunbury

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