Art History Exam 3 vocab

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Art History Exam 3 vocab
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  1. From "Barrocco" - irregularly shaped pearl. Drama, Dynamism, Realism, Counter-Reformation
    Baroque
  2. Canopy over an altarpiece
    Baldacchino
  3. Moldable, changeable
    Plasticity
  4. Landscape with formula of small inclusion of humanity, architecture, zigzag pattern, and sunset.
    Pastoral Landscape
  5. Intense contrast of light and dark in painting for dramatic effect (like theatrical spotlight)
    Tenebrism
  6. Flanders. Counter-Reformation; still Catholicism
    Spanish Netherlands
  7. Holland. Protestant Reformation. Middle class; images must be small, descriptive of everyday life, and Naturalistic in technique. Open market
    Dutch Republic
  8. Similar to, but different from engraving. Carved wax, then dipped into acid; much more subtle lines than engraving.
    Etching
  9. Glass/dish
    Tazza
  10. Son of Louis XIII. Ruled 72 years. Versailles
    Louis XIV
  11. King has absolute power
    Absolutism
  12. Symbol of France, stylized lily, 3 stems represented those who worked, those who fought, and those who prayed.
    Fleur-de-Lis
  13. Formulaic approach to art instigated by the French Academy. Subject matter = historic, thought, structure, style (very controlled)
    Grand Manner
  14. Established by Louis XVI in 1638, Charles Le Brun 1st President. Pouissin style
    French Academy
  15. Reflection of salon life among aristocracy. Celebration of freedom from Versailles, valued wit and intelligence, love, decorative arts
    Rococo
  16. Parisian town home; like a palazzo
    Hotel
  17. A large room for entertaining guests; a periodic social or intellectual gathering, often of prominent people; a hall or gallery for exhibiting works of art.
    Salon
  18. "Age of Reason" Everything brought into question, including the Ancien Regime = old order = king, aristocracy, and church.
    Enlightenment
  19. Reflection of Enlightenment; represents a return to classic ideal, to its concer w/ simplicity, clarity, directness, and nobility and its assertion that it should and could represent the ideal.
    Neoclassicism
  20. Awe-inspiring; more powerful than we are; usually of nature.
    Sublime
  21. England's answer to French Academy. George III gives charter, Reynolds = 1st president. Still exists
    Royal Academy

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