Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions

Monumental Classicism is the first TRULY American style.

This is the consummate Copley portrait.

Earliest Colonial Genre Painting in America:

Who is responsible for the consummate American Colonial Portrait?

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

Jefferson’s most professional achievement as an architect:

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

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

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

First nude in American art history:

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

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

Authored the first book on American art.

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

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

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

Copley is America’s FIRST Old Master.

Copley’s English period began with:

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

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

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

America’s earliest self-taught sculptor:

America’s first REAL landscape painter.

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

Marius on the Ruins of Carthage by John Vanderlyn anticipates:

This painting marked a zenith in Copley’s career:

America’s first true Classical painter:

Sculptor famous for literature-inspired ideal works.

_______ is Charles Bulfinch’s Masterpiece.

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

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

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