Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions
Jefferson’s most professional achievement as an architect:
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.
First nude in American art history:
Copley is America’s FIRST Old Master.
In the Course of Empire, Cole was very interested in moralistic art.
_______ anticipates two major French styles of the 19th Century (and is therefore a kind of forerunner to) Neoclassicism and Romanticism
Because West and Copley never return to America, _______ applies their innovations to American subjects.
This painting marks the turning of Copley’s career from a groping novice to a really mature master painter.
_______ is Charles Bulfinch’s Masterpiece.
Who is responsible for the consummate American Colonial Portrait?
An artistic descendent of West and Copley—not interested in Neoclassical forms:
America’s first REAL landscape painter.
Marius on the Ruins of Carthage by John Vanderlyn anticipates:
The first 2 professionally-trained American architects (hint: Greek Revival Period in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia):
This painting marked a zenith in Copley’s career:
America’s earliest self-taught sculptor:
Copley’s English period began with:
In the decade before his death, his work would be seen as the so called swan song (end) of American Neoclassical sculpture.
Earliest Colonial Genre Painting in America:
Authored the first book on American art.
After 1810, Ancient Greece becomes the focal point of American architecture.
The Adamesque style receives its most mature expression in the work of:
This is the consummate Copley portrait.
For over 50 years, the dominant influence on American artists abroad was:
Monumental Classicism is the first TRULY American style.
Sculptor famous for literature-inspired ideal works.
Creator of a distinctive American portrait style, ________ is the most celebrated portrait painter in the postwar generation.
America’s first true Classical painter:
First public building in America to be patterned after an ancient temple:
Copley learned the ________ style from _________ and it liberates Copley’s innate abilities as a colorist.
Painted “landscapes of mood” (using glazes), not just simply topographic views: