Art of the Neoclassical Period Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which artist sculpted a full-size figure of the French philosopher Voltaire that, in its use of elements like an aging human body, was viewed as too realistic and not meeting neoclassical aims?

Question 2 2. Which sculptor often worked in a material called terra cotta?

Question 3 3. Which of the following things influenced the development of Neoclassical art in Europe?

Question 4 4. Which artist won the Prix de Rome, a prestigious prize that allowed him to study classical sculpture in Rome?

Question 5 5. Which British neoclassical artist, in addition to being a painter, was famous for his illustrations?

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Question 6 6. Which British neoclassical artist was a portrait painter for the Prince of Wales, who later became George IV?

Question 7 7. Which archaeological excavations inspired neoclassical artists during the 1700s?

Question 8 8. Who was one of the only female neoclassical British artists?

Question 9 9. Where did Neoclassical artists draw inspiration from?

Question 10 10. Based on what you know, which of these is a Romantic painting?

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Question 11 11. If you could describe the Neoclassical aesthetic in one word, that word would be:

Question 12 12. Which movement was dedicated to the philosophies of the Enlightenment?

Question 13 13. After taking a Grand Tour of Italy, what city did the neoclassical painter Benjamin West end up staying in despite his original intention to return to America?

Question 14 14. Neoclassical painter Rembrandt Peale painted a portrait of which president that resulted in Peale painting 70 more replicas?

Question 15 15. What subject was most commonly painted by American neoclassical painters?

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Question 16 16. Which president of the United States commissioned John Trumbull's neoclassical painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a characteristic of neoclassical architecture?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is NOT true concerning neoclassicism?

Question 19 19. In neoclassical literature, the focus was on intellect and common sense, and written works often educated the reader even if they didn't know it. Which author and work below are an example of neoclassical literature?

Question 20 20. Which of the following works of art is representative of neoclassicism?

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Question 21 21. Antonio Canova was an artist who worked in which definitive field of Italian Neoclassical art?

Question 22 22. Which of these was NOT a major part of the Neoclassical aesthetic in Italy?

Question 23 23. Why wasn't Neoclassical architecture as popular in Rome as in other places?

Question 24 24. The Neoclassical movement was based on the revival of what?

Question 25 25. Which sculptor created a giant seated figure of George Washington wearing a toga and sandals that was not well-received when American audiences viewed it?

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Question 26 26. Which sculptor created several figures for the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, including one titled Freedom?

Question 27 27. Hiram Powers carved which statue below that became one of the most famous in America, touring the country in the mid-1800s?

Question 28 28. Which of the following would NOT be a characteristic of Neoclassical art?

Question 29 29. Which of the following elements are NOT style qualities of neoclassical art in France and elsewhere?

Question 30 30. Which British neoclassical artist was actually Scottish?

Art of the Neoclassical Period Chapter Exam Instructions

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