The Theme of Fame in Renaissance Art


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What was a condottiere?

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1. Why was the style of the equestrian statue popular in Renaissance Italy?

2. How did the wealthy often display their riches, political power, or personal piety?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the relationship between fame and Renaissance art. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of a condottiere, why equestrian statues were so popular, and how the wealthy displayed their wealth and power

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Definition of condottiere
  • How artists signed their works without their signature
  • First Renaissance artist recorded as having signed one of his works

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Renaissance art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the popularity of equestrian statues
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information how fame affected Renaissance art and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled The Theme of Fame in Renaissance Art. This lesson covers the following works of art:

  • Battle of San Romano
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • The Montefeltro Altarpiece