Chapter 14 Art 111 Baroque and Rococo 1. Saint Teresa of Avila in

Chapter 14 Art 111 Baroque and Rococo
1. Saint Teresa of Avila in Ecstasy by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is seen by some viewers
today as charged with sexuality. After reading the purpose of the work, tell how you see
this work before and after reading the purpose.
2. What is the definition and purpose of Baroque art?
3. Define genre painting AND give an example including the artist
4. Define still life painting and Give an example of still life painting and the artist
5. What is the purpose behind Religious architecture of this time? And give an example
6.. Define Portraiture and give an example with the artist
7. Bernini was not only an architect, but a sculptor. Describe how David connects with
you the viewer as compared to Michelangelo’s David.
8.. Compare Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel’s ceiling to the ceiling by Annibale Caracci’s
Palazzo Farnese.
9. Caravaggio created some paintings that were not meant to overwhelm the viewer, as
with the Baroque tradition. Caravaggio created a dramatic use of light and gesture in his
art. Bacchus was an example of this. As far as you, the viewer how do you view this
work AND justify your reasons.
10. Define chiaroscuro and give an example and include the artist
11. Define tenebrisum and give an example and include the artist
12. How did the leaders of the church view the arts in the 17th century?
13. Name the artists that created the “Golden Age” and the subject matter used.
14. Name the artist that exhibited virtuosity in his paintings AND name the painting that
is an example of his work.
15. Las Meninas by Velázquez is full of enigmas and the size is staggering. List the
dimensions and list in order what you the viewer see in this painting and what is the
emphasis of the painting in your opinion.
16. What artist is synonymous with Flemish Baroque style?
and what was his educational background (2) but what gave him is nontraditional
education as a painter?
17. How is Raising of the Cross different from the traditional triptychs?
18. Many Dutch painters found a popular genre of paintings among the middle class.
Name the many forms of portraiture that was part of the Dutch specialty.
19. Rembrandt was not only a portrait painter and many were self portraits. He was also
the first painter to popularize etching. Summarize the techniques in this process and
include drypoint.
20. Define vanitas and name the artist and artwork that depicts this theme, vanitas,
also, how do you view the painting that depicts this theme?
21. What artwork exemplifies the term Baroque justify your reasons why? Think about
the definition to help you pick one work.
22. Define Rococo, include the following:
where did it originate? It originated in French architectural decoration at the end of Louis
XIV’s reign and quickly spread across Europe.
which art form ( painting Sculpture, architecture..etc…) depicts this style and made it
flourish? give an example
23. List the typical characteristics of Rococo in relation to interior design and