Chapter 19 Quiz Art Appreciation 111

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The most famous Rubeniste and Ingres’s archrival was ___, whose dynamic painting of the Death of Sardanapalus was inspired by a tragedy by ___.
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Delacroix; Byron
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Of all of the Impressionists, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was the ___, as evidenced in his Le Moulin de la Galette.
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most significant figure painter
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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s deformity led to an alienation from his family so he instead found a home in ___, as depicted in At the Moulin Rouge.
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the cabarets, cafes, and bordellos of Paris
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It is obvious that Paul Gauguin’s Vision After the Sermon is a synthetic painting because ___.
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it combines un-naturalistic color with symbolism
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s Arrangement in Black and Gray: The Artist’s Mother exhibits a combination of realism and abstraction that was strongly influenced by ___.
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Gustave Courbet and Japanese prints
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Francisco Goya, who was neither Neoclassicist nor Romantic, is best known for his ___, one of the most famous of which is The Third of May, 1808.
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graphic representation of men’s inhumanity to man
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___ was an American Expatriate painter who spent most of her life in France primarily painting scenes of women and children.
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Mary Cassatt
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The Modern Realist painters of the 19th century, including Honore Daumier and Edouard Manet, were bound by all of the following except they ___.
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were preoccupied with the science of optics
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The dissolution of surfaces and study of local color was central to ___ art, which is dramatically evident in a series of canvases depicting ___ from a variety of angles, during different times of day and seasons.
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Claude Monet’s; Rouen Cathedral
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Avant-garde
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the leaders in new, unconventional movements
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Romanticism
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19th century movement that sought extremes of emotion as enhanced by virtuoso brushwork and a brilliant palette.
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Pointillism
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applying minute dots of unmixed pigment to a canvas so they will \”mix\” in the viewer’s eye.
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Medusa
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19th century French ship wrecked off the coast of West Africa.
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Planar Recession
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the illusion of depth created through parallel planes that appear to recede from the picture plane.
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Salon des Refuses
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exhibition of Impressionist painters rejected by the official Salon.
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Pastoral
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relating to idyllic, rural life
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Art Nouveau
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a highly ornamental style of the 1890s characterized by floral patterns, rich colors, whiplash curves, and attenuation.
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Demimonde
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a group of social outcasts, especially women of ill repute.
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Academic Art
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A neoclassical, non-experimental style promoted by the Royal French Academy in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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