Which of the following is true about Smibert’s portraiture?

Please explainQUESTION 1Two important English artistic sources for portraiture were which of the following:

A.Rembrandt and Durer.

B.Smibert and Rubens.

C.Vermeer and Pelham.

D.Kneller and Lely.

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QUESTION 2Which of the following is true about Smibert’s portraiture?

A.The women tend to all look alike because he followed a ideal type of feminine beauty.

B.Men are represented less idealistically to distinguish them from aristocratic portraits.

C.There are over 250 of them.

D.All of the above.

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QUESTION 3One of the earliest painters in the Southern colonies was which of the following?

A.Peter Pelham.

B.Henrietta Johnston.

C.Robert Feke.

D.Godfrey Kneller.

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QUESTION 4Which of the following were portraiture conventions established by Van Dyck in England that can be traced to America?

A.Classical contrapposto.

B.Sitters wear gloves on both hands and carry a sword to show they are aristorcrats.

C.Background information is eliminated in favor a a dark plain ground to keep focus on the sitter.

D.All of the above.

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QUESTION 5Copley left America to go to England because he was not having any financial success in the colonies.



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QUESTION 6Copley and Charles Wilson Peale both received artistic advice from which American artist living in England?

A.Benjamin West.

B.John Hancock.

C.John Hessilius.

D.None of the above.

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QUESTION 7Several of Charles Peale’s children were artists.



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QUESTION 8What is tromp l’oeil?

A.A type of pigment made from oak leaves used for underpainting.

B.A type of rabbit glue used to prepare panels for painting.

C.A type of painting that tricks the eye into believing something depicted is real.

D.A term used to designate military portraits.

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QUESTION 9Which of the following subjects are often seen in Colonial painting?

A.Still Life.

B.Portraits and group portraits.

C.Biblical stories.

D.Classical stories.

E.All of the above.

F.A and B only.

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QUESTION 10Which of the following is true about the Enlightenment?

A.It championed scientific understandings of the natural world

B.It advocated democratic forms of government.

C.It admired classical art.

D.All of the above.