Sunday, 7 February 2010

Review of history of painting

1. The pigments of the Paleolithic paintings of Lascaux are derived from: a) vegetation b) minerals c) incisions in the stone d) fire.
2. In the Nave of Lascaux is a figure whose limbs show an unusually early grasp of a) length b) equines c) aurochs d) perspective.
3. Bos primigenius was not an a) auroch b) urus c) bovine d) hematite.
4. Finds of Paleolithic cave art range from Russia to Portugal. T / F
5. The face of the Venus of Willendorf resembles that of a fertility ritual or of a doll.
T / F
6. Sister Wendy is a particularly appropriate "contemplative hermit." T / F
7. The eye of Horus might also be termed the eye of Ra. T / F
8. The Book of Kells is a masterwork of what is termed Insular illumination. That term means a) vivid illustrations b) golden decorations c) island art d) swirling motifs.
9. The Book of Kells represents the early Northern European culture called the
a) Irish b) Christian c) Celts d) Latins.
10. In the illuminated book Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry the "hours" refers to a) prayer b) his royal life c) seasons of the year d) honesty.
11. Holden Caulfield: a) Dickens b) Shakespeare c) Proust d) Salinger.
12. Chiaroscuro: a) shadow and light b) impasto c) faux marbre d) trompe l'oeil.
13. What ethnic enclave is implied by Rembrandt's address on Jodenbreestraat?
a) merchants b) Dutch Protestants c) Jews d) nouveau riche.
14. The Dutch empire included Caribbean islands. T / F
15. The Rhine flows from Switzerland to a) Amsterdam b) Koln c) Nord Zee
d) English Channel.

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