Baroque Sculpture: Characteristics & Style


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Bernini was both a sculptor and _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a feature of Baroque sculpture?

2. How did French sculptors glorify Louis XIV?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive learning assessments will help you understand and identify the key features of Baroque sculpture across different European countries. You'll be asked to identify the materials, styles, artists and purposes of Baroque sculpture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet combo will test you on the following:

  • Gian Lorenzo Bernini and his works
  • Features of Baroque sculpture
  • The transition from Baroque into Rococo style
  • Materials used in Baroque sculptures
  • How French sculptors glorified Louis XIV

Skills Practiced

These learning assessments will quiz you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - define and understand the major features and characteristics of Baroque sculpture
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on Baroque sculpture in various countries
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about art history to answer questions about art and sculpture
  • Distinguishing differences - identify and understand the differences between Baroque sculptures from Spain, Italy, France and Germany

Additional Learning

To learn more about this style of sculpture, watch the accompanying lesson on the Characteristics of Baroque Sculpture. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Understand the purposes and features of this particular art style
  • Learn why realism, pictorial effects and technical mastery were key features of Baroque sculpture
  • See visual examples of famous sculptures
  • Assess the characteristic differences between Baroque sculptures across several European countries