Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions

The Adamesque style receives its most mature expression in the work of:

First public building in America to be patterned after an ancient temple:

After 1810, Ancient Greece becomes the focal point of American architecture.

Sculptor famous for literature-inspired ideal works.

Earliest Colonial Genre Painting in America:

Because West and Copley never return to America, _______ applies their innovations to American subjects.

An artistic descendent of West and Copley—not interested in Neoclassical forms:

Authored the first book on American art.

America’s first REAL landscape painter.

_______ anticipates two major French styles of the 19th Century (and is therefore a kind of forerunner to) Neoclassicism and Romanticism

In the Course of Empire, Cole was very interested in moralistic art.

In the decade before his death, his work would be seen as the so called swan song (end) of American Neoclassical sculpture.

Jefferson’s most professional achievement as an architect:

This is the consummate Copley portrait.

First nude in American art history:

America’s earliest self-taught sculptor:

More than anyone else, _______ establishes the architectural character of the great federal city of Washington DC.

Painted “landscapes of mood” (using glazes), not just simply topographic views:

For over 50 years, the dominant influence on American artists abroad was:

This painting marks the turning of Copley’s career from a groping novice to a really mature master painter.

_______ is Charles Bulfinch’s Masterpiece.

America’s first true Classical painter:

Copley’s English period began with:

Marius on the Ruins of Carthage by John Vanderlyn anticipates:

Who is responsible for the consummate American Colonial Portrait?

Creator of a distinctive American portrait style, ________ is the most celebrated portrait painter in the postwar generation.

Monumental Classicism is the first TRULY American style.

Copley learned the ________ style from _________ and it liberates Copley’s innate abilities as a colorist.

This painting marked a zenith in Copley’s career:

______ believed in examples of antiquity for modern imitation, and this is the underlying theme in all his classical paintings.

The first 2 professionally-trained American architects (hint: Greek Revival Period in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia):

Copley is America’s FIRST Old Master.