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1. Which artistic value is least apparent in Mannerist paintings?
A. Refined style
B. Elegance
C. Moral message
D. Meaningful distortion
2. Which of the following subjects would lend itself to the use of the tenebroso
manner of painting?
A. A little girl on a swing in the sun
B. A secret meeting between two conspirators
C. A boating scene on a bright summer day
D. A flower garden in full bloom
3. Descartes, Galileo, and Newton were great thinkers whose works are in
harmony with the ________
movement in the arts.
A. Rococo
B. Renaissance
C. Mannerist
D. Baroque
4. One of the primary consequences of the Council of Trent in art and
architecture was that
A. The Catholic church strengthened its position as an art censor.
B. Catholic art became increasingly two-dimensional.
C. Roman Catholic art concerned itself more with the spectator's emotions.
D. Protestant art became more realistic.
5. Giotto developed new way of presenting biblical stories by
A. using multiple scenes in up to five windows.
B. using sacred stories to create a conceptual design.
C. choosing one significant moment to illustrate.
D. creating figures that are unearthly and godlike.
6. In the name of what Protestant movement were many of Hans Holbein's
religious paintings destroyed?
A. Iconoclasm
B. Papism

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C. Monotheism
D. Agnosticism
7. Bernini's David, unlike Michelangelo's, shows David
A. as a young man.
B. at rest.
C. after he has killed Goliath.
D. in motion.
8. Which one of the following artists sculpted a statue of David?
A. Lorenzo Ghiberti
B. Donatello
C. Raphael
D. Andrea Palladio
9. Which one of the following artists influenced Raphael's School of Athens?
A. El Greco
B. Caravaggio
C. Michelangelo
D. Parmigianino
10. One of the most significant achievements of Albrecht Dürer was to
A. make the print a fine art form.
B. sketch from nature, studying its most delicate details.
C. travel to Italy to study the great works of the Italian Renaissance.
D. write treatises on painting, perspective, and human proportions.
11. Who was considered the "Leonardo of the North"?
A. Hans Holbein
B. Albrecht Durer
C. Matthias Grünewald
D. Pieter Bruegel
12. What is most remarkable about the paintings of Pieter Breugel the Elder?
A. Subject matter
B. Daring compositional features
C. Innovative brush strokes
D. Medium used

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13. Which device was not used by Caravaggio to create a theatrical effect in his
paintings?
A. Dark shadows
B. Stark lighting
C. Bold brushstrokes
D. Dramatic gestures
14. Which one of the following artists was held in high esteem by the popes?
A. Andrea Palladio
B. Hans Holbein
C. Gianlorenzo Bernini
D. Lorenzo Ghiberti
15. Due to their resemblance to the women painted by the Flemish artist in the
early 1600s, full-figured
females even today are often described as
A. Rubenesque.
B. Herregouts.
C. Goossenesque.
D. Teniers.
16. What was the highest goal of the Mannerist artists?
A. Witty social commentary
B. Elegance
C. Unique use of color
D. Formal technique
17. Which of the following statements is the best definition of a triptych?
A. A painting with a figure triangle
B. A painting on three panels
C. A carving of the Holy Trinity
D. A representation of the Stations of the Cross
18. Which one of the following artists discovered the mathematical rules of
perspective?
A. Brunelleschi
B. Rembrandt

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