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Italian Art

written by: vanyaya
 
Italian art has always been closely connected to the intellectual currents of its day, still retaining its own remarkable past as a continual source of inspiration.

Question 1:

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What is the name of Michelangelo's famous work, a detail of which can be seen in this picture?
Madonna and Child
Renaissance I
Nude II
Creation of Adam


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Question 2:


Which one of these Renaissance artists was at first apprenticed to a goldsmith?
Leonardo da Vinci
Raphael Sanzio
Alessandro Botticelli
Michelangelo Caravaggio

Question 3:

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The depicted sculpture was made by Andrea Pisano, who lived and worked in this period.
Early Middle Ages
Baroque
Renaissance
Gothic


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Question 4:


The Birth of Venus, The Annunciation, Medusa, and Flora are four artworks that all have this in common.
They have one and the same author
They depict one and the same subject
They are exposed in the same gallery
They have nothing in common

Question 5:


Michelangelo's marble sculpture, Moses, was originally intended for the tomb of Pope Julius II in St. Peter's Basilica, but after the pope's death the sculpture was placed in a church on this hill -- one of the famous seven hills in Rome.
Palatino
Celio
Esquiline
Aventino

Question 6:


Which Medici family member commissioned the great Florentine architect Brunelleschi to reconstruct the Church of San Lorenzo in 1419?
Cosimo I the Great
Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici
Salvestro de' Medici
Cosimo the Elder

Question 7:


This one of Donatello's bronze statues was notable as the first unsupported standing work in bronze cast, since classical times.
David
St. Mark
The Feast of Herod
Mary Magdalen

Question 8:


Caravaggio was a Baroque painter, and this was the main subject in most of his artwork.
Nude women
Young men
Animals
Landscapes

Question 9:


Only one of these sculptures is not a work of Antonio Canova, famous for his ability to delicately render nude flesh in his statues.
Daedalus and Icarus
The Three Graces
The Virgin
Cupid and Psyche

Question 10:


Typical of the baroque architecture, this was the paradigm of the basilica, mainly in Italy and France.
Interior colonnades
Clerestory windows
Crossed dome and nave
Apse of one end

 


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