Formal & Iconographic Characteristics of Gothic Figural Art Video

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What is iconography?

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1. What's the difference between a mandorla and a halo?

2. Which of the following is NOT used to represent an Evangelist?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test your ability to define Gothic figural art vocabulary. Practice questions will help you decipher common symbols and icons used in this Christian art form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to test your understanding of:

  • Gothic figurative art definitions
  • Symbols of evangelism
  • Symbols of Final Judgment
  • Figures who frequently appear in the artwork

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about Gothic figural art
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define iconography
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mandorla and a halo

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this topic, check out our lesson called Formal & Iconographic Characteristics of Gothic Figural Art. Topics include:

  • Why the church used iconography
  • Individual symbols and their meaning
  • The use of common images to represent central Christian themes
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