Review slides and know the titles of the work as well as the name of the artist (if no artist, know the era).
Extra points may be given for writing additional information about each of the art works on the test.
Lascoux Cave Painting ‐ Paleolithic Culture
Discovered by four teenagers one summer in 1940
This carving of a bison discovered at La Madeleine
‐ Neolithic Culture
Ishtar Gate (restored)
Ancient Near East ‐ Babylon, Iraq, ca.
Seated Harp Player .Cycladic.
2700 BC. Marble, height 11 ½”
Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun
1323 BC ‐ Egypt gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones
ʺ Nike of Samothrace ʺ or “Winged Nike”
Marble ‐ Discovered in Samothrace, Greece
Hellenistic Greece 220 ‐ 190 BC
Terracotta Warriors and Horses ‐ Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.
‐ 6000 warriors complete with weapons like swords
Anthropomorphic Cinerary Urn 5th Century B.C.
Roman Colesseum built 70 ‐ 80 AD
The Pietà (1498–1499)
Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo housed in St.
Peter ʹ s Basilica ,Vatican City
“The Last Supper” by Leonardo Da Vinci
Rennaissance ‐ 1495–1498
Beginning of perspective in art.
The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by
Michelangelo, forming part of the Sistine
Chapel ceiling, painted circa 1511–1512
“Mona Lisa” Leonardo Da Vinci
Renaissance ‐ 1503 ‐ 1517
“Impression Sunrise” by Monet
This painting was what lent to the movement being known as “impressionism”
One of the “Haystacks” paintings by Monet
Impressionist ‐ 1888 ‐ 1889
“Rouen Cathedral” series by Monet
He did many paintings of the same subject matter during different times of day to depict the changing of light and atmosphere
Monet standing in front of one of his large
“The Old Guitarist” ‐ Pablo Picasso,
Blue period Painting
“Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear”
Vincent VanGogh ‐ 1889
Apples and Oranges ‐ Cezanne ‐ cubism ‐ 1895 ‐ 1900
“Guernica” Pablo Picasso ‐ 1937
Political statement to the Nazis after they bombed a
Basque town during the Spanish Civil War
Woman with the Hat , Henri Matisse, 1905 – Fauvism
Considered offensive at the Salon exhibition
Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh,
1989 post ‐ impressionism
The Weeping Woman by Picasso ‐ 1937 ‐ cubist