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Study Guide Questions

1.     What tools did cave dwelling humans use to express themselves artistically?
2.     During the Gallo-Roman period, what was the name Romans gave to the province that is presently known as France?
3.     Which artistic period was greatly effected by religion?
4.     The cathedral of ________ ________ is an early example of Gothic architecture in Paris and features the ______, or pointed arch.
5.     What were prayer books that contained paintings and decorations called during the Middle Ages?
6.     During the Renaissance movement known as ______________, artists were mainly concerned with man and his human achievements.
7.     Who did French King Francis I commission to embellish his chateau at Fontainebleau?
8.     Only members of which two estates, or "classes," of French society were allowed to enter Louis XIV's new chateau at Versailles in the 17th century?
9.     The ________ style, during the early 18th century, displayed a taste for pastel colors and less heavy decoration.
10.     The ________ ___________ made French society and art accessible to members of the lower class.
11.     What artistic style used intense, glowing colors, strong contrasts of light & shadow and fantastic, mythical subject matter?
12.     What movement developed from the Romantics and focused on the simplicity of everyday life?
13.     Impressionism was based on ________ colors and ______, ______ brush strokes.
14.     What sculptor, famous for the Thinker and the Gates of Hell, reflected light off of bronze and marble in his statues?
15.     What movement, headed by Picasso and Braque, showed several surfaces at once so that a woman could be seen from the front and the side at the same time?
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