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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
Creation of Adam
Nude II


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Question 2:


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

Question 3:

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


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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 have nothing in common
They are exposed in the same gallery

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.
Aventino
Palatino
Esquiline
Celio

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

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.
The Three Graces
Cupid and Psyche
Daedalus and Icarus
The Virgin

Question 10:


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

 


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