Chapter 26 Test Bank
1. Notable for ornamental delicacy, intimacy, and playful elegance, the ________ style
dominated the salons of Paris and the courts and churches of Austria and Germany.
a. beaux arts
2. Which of the following was a female painter who produced portraits for an almost
exclusively female clientele?
3. Which of the following was First Painter to King Louis XV, head of the Royal Academy in
Paris, and a favorite of the Marquise de Pompadour?
4. Which of the following painting masters began his or her career painting theatrical
5. Encouraged by the philosophes’ demand for an art of moral virtue, Greuze and Chardin
produced ________ paintings that were among the most popular images of the eighteenth
6. Archeological investigations encouraged new interest in ________ artifacts and produced a
more accurate picture of Classical culture than had been available previously
b. Middle Eastern
7. Just as the French Revolution swept away the Old Regime, so ________ replaced the
8. In America, ________ was best expressed in the architectural achievements of Thomas
9. The Scottish architect of the new style who focused on Greco-Roman residential manors in
England, such as Kedleston Hall, was ___________.
10. Which of the following was the English pottery-maker famous for Classical motifs?
11. Neoclassicists drew on the arts of imperial Rome to glorify the French capital of Paris and
a. Louis XIV.
c. Charles I.
d. Philip the Fair.
12. Classical music was characterized by ________, features similar to those admired by
Neoclassical writers, painters, sculptors, and architects.
c. intellectual control
d. All these answers are correct.
13. Flutes, clarinets, and oboes belong to which of the following orchestral groups?
14. Which of the following is a musical composition for an unaccompanied keyboard or other
instrument with only keyboard accompaniment?
15. Both Mozart and Beethoven studied at different times with which of the following
b. J. S. Bach
16. Describe the Rococo style as an expression of upper-class taste.
17. Describe Neoclassicism as a vehicle for noble idealism and authority in Western art.
18. Highlight the major developments in eighteenth-century music: the birth of the orchestra and
new forms of classical composition.
19. Explain the development of genre realism and Neoclassicism as stylistic alternatives to the
20. Describe the aspects of Neoclassical architecture of the era and give examples of any
buildings you can recall having this style.