Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions

Sculptor famous for literature-inspired ideal works.

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

_______ 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.

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

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

First nude in American art history:

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

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

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

Copley’s English period began with:

America’s first true Classical painter:

America’s first REAL landscape painter.

Authored the first book on American art.

Marius on the Ruins of Carthage by John Vanderlyn anticipates:

_______ is Charles Bulfinch’s Masterpiece.

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

America’s earliest self-taught sculptor:

This painting marked a zenith in Copley’s career:

Who is responsible for the consummate American Colonial Portrait?

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

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

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:

This is the consummate Copley portrait.

Jefferson’s most professional achievement as an architect:

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

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

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:

Monumental Classicism is the first TRULY American style.

Earliest Colonial Genre Painting in America: