Romanticism And Realism Test Questions

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Cabanel’s Birth of Venus
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What painting, characteristic of the Academie des Beaux-Arts, so captivated Napoleon III that he purchased it for his private collection?
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Salon
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Napoleon III developed the Salon des Refuses for artists rejected from the official _____ of 1863.
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Orientalism
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_____, the fascination with Middle Eastern cultures popular in the 19th century played off the contrast between the “primitive” non-European cultures and the “civilized” society of Europe.
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emotion and drama
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Instead of emphasizing the nobility and virtue of humanity as seen in Neoclassicism, Romanticism often focused on _____.
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documentary photographs were sometimes staged
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What common practice of early photographers did not concern nineteenth century viewers?
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all of the above
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How were William Blake’s works distinctive among Romantic artists in Europe?
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reason
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Goya’s Caprichos were a series of prints promoting the importance of _____.
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True
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Many of the artists associated with the Realist movement concentrated on subjects that were considered socially or politically radical.
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dreams and the occult
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A growing interest in _____ is characterized by The Nightmare, painted by John Henry Fuseli.
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the working poor
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Winslow Homer employed an unadorned realism in depicting the heroic struggles of _____.
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True
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Many of the Realist artists, such as Courbet and Manet, exhibited their works independently, outside of the official Salon.
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it diminished the traditional status of painting
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Lithography affected art in the nineteenth century in all of the following ways EXCEPT
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Eakins
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_____ was regarded as one of the most uncompromising American Realists of the era.
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the rearing horse, and windblown effect that create a sense of energy and power
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David’s Napoleon Crossing the Saint-Bernard shows Romantic elements in what way?
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accurate renderings of nature
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Romantic landscape painting of the early nineteenth century involved all of the following EXCEPT
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Gustave Courbet
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One of the first artists to refer to himself as part of the avant-garde as a way of breaking away from the style of traditional art was _____.
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his use of precise drawing and Classical compositions
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What about the work of Ingres in the early nineteenth century demonstrated the ongoing interest in Neoclassicism?
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Bonheur
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Which artist associated with Realism in the nineteenth century found great success in the Salon system, including receiving France’s highest honor of membership in the Legion of Honor?
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all of the above
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Which of the following elements demonstrates Romantic style in Goya’s Third of May, 1808?
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camera obscura
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The _____ was an early precursor of photography that artists used to project an image they could trace to use as a source for painting.

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