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Comparing Romantic Painting in Europe & America

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What is the focus of Romanticism?

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1. Which of these words does not aptly describe English and German Romantic painting?

2. What is the meaning of Géricault's 'Raft of the Medusa'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Romanticism was a large movement in the arts that spread across the world in the early 19th Century. Both Europe and America had schools of Romantic art, though with a few distinctions between each. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the differences between Romantic art in Europe and its counterpart in America. Some things you'll be assessed on include the focus of Romanticism, the definition of Romantic painting, and the meaning of specific works of art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Romanticism's focus
  • German Romantic painting
  • Géricault's Raft of the Medusa
  • The Hudson Valley School

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding European and American Romantic art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the differences between European and American Romantic landscapes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the focus of Romantic art and use it to interpret specific works

Additional Learning

To learn more about Romantic art, review the accompanying lesson on Romantic Painting in America vs. Europe. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • View select pieces from the period
  • Identify the contributions of John Constable
  • Recognize Napoleon's influence on French art
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