Art History Test 2
Last Modified: 2013-03-03
Seemsto transcend the boundaries of its space; involves viewer in the action
Multimedia,combining sculpture, architecture, painting, stained glass, and lightingeffects
Basilica of Saint Peter Rome, Baroque
Vatican, Rome, Baroque
Caravaggisti=someone who follows the style of Caravaggio
Caravaggesque=in the style of Caravaggio
Tenebrism=casting the background into deep shadow and spotlighting the figuresin the foreground
Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor)
oil on canvas
10’ x 9’, Spain, Baroque
Rubenswent to Italy in 1600 and spent 8 years studying and copying Renaissance works
HenryIV Receiving the Portrait of Marie de’Medici
oil on canvas, 13’ x 10’
Flanders (Spanish Netherlands), Baroque
[key term: fête galante=elegantoutdoor entertainment]
[key term: the Grand Tour, veduta/vedute=“view”]
Inspiredby the American and French Revolutions, the people of Haiti (many of themslaves brought from Africa to work on the plantations) rebelled against theirFrench colonial rulers and declared their independence. Belley was a former slave sent to Paris as a representative of Haiti.
Between1797-8, Goya produced a series of 80 aquatint, known as the Caprichos (Caprices or Whims), documentingthe abuses he perceived in contemporary society.
[Napoleon invaded Spain in 1808]
[begun by Napoleon and finished under July Monarchy]
Davidcontinues on as the most influential painter of his day under Napoleon. His style, which has become the basis of theFrench Academy of Art, begins to take on certain Romantic elements. For the purpose of simplicity, we will callthis style
[modern history painting]
[tocommemorate the July Revolution]
[anodalisque refers to a woman in a harem;
Orientalism=theoften sensationalistic manner in which European cultures depicted and discussedIslamic cultures in the 19th c.and beyond. ]
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