Comparing Rococo & Bourgeois Realism


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Which of these was not a characteristic of the Rococo?

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1. What is a fête galante?

2. What was the main philosophy of the 18th century that challenged the traditions and wastefulness of the Rococo?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The 18th century saw the development of new trends in the arts, including Rococo and Bourgeois Realism. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of both art trends. Some things you'll be assessed on include characteristics of Rococo artwork, the definition of a fête galante, and the philosophy that challenged the Rococo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Characteristic of Rococo art
  • Philosophy that challenged Rococo style
  • What made Chardin's paintings different from the Rococo style
  • How Bourgeois Realism differed from the Rococo style

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Rococo and Bourgeois Realism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the differences between the two styles
  • 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 Rococo & Bourgeois Realism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the importance of the Enlightenment
  • Review The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard
  • View work by Jean-Baptiste Greuze