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Comparing Renaissance & Baroque Use of Light & Plane

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In the Renaissance, light was ____.

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1. In the Baroque era, light was ____.

2. In terms of plane and geometric construction, Renaissance artists focused on ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how light and plane were used in both Renaissance and Baroque art. Some things you'll be assessed on include the focus of Renaissance artists and Rembrandt's The Night Watch.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Use of light in the Renaissance and Baroque eras
  • Focus of Renaissance artists
  • Plane and geometric construction in both periods

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of light and plane in Renaissance and Baroque art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Rembrandt's The Night Watch
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the art of the Western world

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Comparing Renaissance & Baroque Use of Light & Plane. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the respective years associated with the Renaissance and Baroque eras
  • Define chiaroscuro and planes
  • Review Raphael's School of Athens
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