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Quiz 2020

No 10

Art

Answers

 

Set by Stewart Cross

 

1. Which 19th Century art movement named after a forest village, had Millet, Daubigny and Troyon amongst its members?Barbizon

2. Which artist's real name was Michelangelo Merisi?

Caravaggio

3.Which deaf-mute 17th century Dutch artist is best remembered for winter scenes?

Hendrick Avercamp

4. Which Italian sculptor designed the Fountain of the 4 rivers in the Piazza Navona, Rome?Bernini

5. Which 20th century Russian born French artist painted 'The Village and I'?Marc Chagall

6. Which Italian artist did Vasari credit with introducing oil painting to Italy?Antonello da Messina

7. Which Polish born French artist was born Balthasar Klossowski de Rola?Balthus

8. Which 19th century British landscape painter died at the age of 25 of TB?Richard Bonington

9. Which American female artist became an exhibitor with the Impressionists after a close friendship with Degas?Mary Cassatt

10. Which French artist was much admired by Turner, who made it a condition of leaving certain paintings to the nation that they would hang next to his work?Claude

11. 'Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time'in the National Gallery as generally regarded as the masterpiece of which artist?Bronzino.

12. Where in Warwickshire is the collection founded by Peter Moores that focuses on Neapolitan and early German art in particular?Compton Verney.

13. Which 13th century Italian artist has had a very rare work discovered recently in a French house?Cimabue

14. Who designed the dome of Florence Cathedral?Brunelleschi

15. Which French artist was a member of the Pont-Aven school, alongside Gauguin?Emile Bernard

16. Which 16th century German artist painted the spectacular 'Battle of Issus' that hangs in Munich?Albrecht Altdorfe

17. Which French artist is generally regarded as the bridge between Impressionism and Cubism? Paul Cezanne

18. Who created the massive volume, 'The Birds of America'? Audubon

19. Which artist, the nephew of Canaletto, painted many paintings of Dresden that were used to help reconstruct the city after WW2? Bernardo Bellotto

20. The poster for the National Gallery's new exhibition that no-one will see, features Titian's 'Rape of Europa'. In which city would you normally find it? Boston (the Isabella Stewart-Gardner Museum)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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