Lecture Notes

  1. Where is Rubens from?
    Flanders (Flemish)
  2. This art form never develops in Flanders.
  3. This art was the most influential Flemish painter of his day/ most influential Baroque artist in Northern Europe.
  4. Movement toward Italian idealism reached its height in Rubens.

    T or F
  5. Large paintings were painted by his pupils and touched up by this artist.
  6. Two characteristics of Rubens
    • Splendid Color
    • Abundant Physical Energy
  7. This Flemish artist brought the Italian Baroque to Flanders. He did not show much interest in Netherlandish art.
  8. Antiquity and Idealism was absent from Rubens mind.

    T or F
    False. T'was always there
  9. Where did Rubens get his sense of color from?
  10. Three Great Flemish Genii
    Rubens , Van Dyck , Jacob Jordans
  11. Portraiture is this artist's forte.
    Anthony Van Dyck
  12. Greatest school of English painting of the 18th C. is based on this artist and his work.
    Anthony Van Dyck
  13. Anthony Van Dyck had his greatest fame in Spain.

    T or F
    F. Greatest fame was in Flanders
  14. What is the difference between Van Dyck and Rubens?
    Their sense of color
  15. This portrait was Van Dycks most impressive of all official state portraits.
    • Image Upload 1
    • Portrait of Charles I in Hunting Dress 1635
  16. This Flemish painter gained international status.
    Van Dyck
  17. The most important Renaissance master for Baroque painters was __________.
  18. This Flemish painter specialized in floral scenes. He was a paradisiacal landscape painter.
    Jan Brueghel
  19. This painter plays an  important role in 17th C. switch from Mannerism to Baroque in the north.
    Jan Breughel
  20. This Flemish painter made an important contribution to peasant genre. His genre scenes may or may not have allegorical meaning.
    Adriaen Brouwer
  21. Entire school of genre can be traced to Velasquez' direct influence.

    T or F
    False. Traced back to A. Brouwer
  22. What is Jan Steen's nationality?
    He's dutch, from Holland.
  23. This Dutch painter is the most appealing of 17th  C painters. He handles narrative well, has amusing paintings.
    Jan Steen
  24. This painting by Jan Steen is the most famous painting in history of Dutch art.
    Image Upload 2 Feast of S.Nicholas
  25. This area was dominated by Calvanism. This left an enormous positive affect on artists who were left completely on their own, without any patronage .
  26. Flemish painters set about this new demand for painting- but not sculpture. Artist were not able to meet demand and still maintain high level of quality.

    T or F
    F! Dutch painters set about new deman ... Artists were able to meet demand and keep high quality
  27. Dutch paintings were filled with images of daily life, genre scenes.

    T or F
  28. Who was the wife of Rembrandt? After her death, his life turned into a downward spiral . Poor thing!
  29. This dutch painter pulled Caravvagio and dutch painting together.
    Gerrit Van Honthorst
  30. He was the most versatile of the dutch painters.
    Gerrit van Honthorst
  31. Jan Steen specialized in nocturnal/night scenes.

    T or F
    F! Van Honthorst
  32. Hendrick Ter Brugghen's nationality?
    Dutch / Holland
  33. What influenced H. Ter Brugghen's synthesized style?
    • His long stay in Rome
    • Realism of Italy
    • Von Honthorst
  34. The Northern Baroque style only classicism survived. Caravaggio's influence eventuallly died off.

    T or F
  35. Three Genii of Dutch painting
    Vemeer, Franz Hals , Rembrandt
  36. Frans Hals painting "a la prima."

    T or F
  37. Who influenced Judith Leyster's work?
    Franz Hals
  38. This painting is one of Franz Hals' best paintings.
    Image Upload 3
  39. Group portaits were popular in Spain.

    T or F
  40. Hercules Seghers nationality?
    Dutch / Holland
  41. This dutch painter was the first to expirement with etching. Most influential dutch landscape painter in early 17th C. His etched line is unlike any other before his time.
    Hercules Seghers
  42. Rembrandt treasured this painter's prints/etchings.
    Hercules Seghers
  43. Who is the great dutch master of painting? He was the greatest etcher who ever lived.
  44. This dutch artist's late style is similar to Titians lightness and fluidity.
  45. Rembrandt is much less imaginative, doesn't look more deeply into reality. He represents biblical themes in unrealistic terms - kinda like Caravaggio.

    T or F
    F! Just the opposite. More imaginative, looks more deeply, reps themes in realistic terms
  46. This painting by Rembrandt is one of the most moving works in all of religous art.
    Return of the Prodigal Son
  47. This painting by Rembrandt marks the turning point of his career. He enters Amsterdam and receives commissions bc of this painting. Death,drama, and mystery now enter and dominate his work.
    Anatomy Lesson of  Dr. Tulp
  48. This painters portrais were a record of who he was.
  49. In his day Rembrandt was more famous for his paintings and not his etchings.

    T or F
    False! More famous for his etchings
  50. This artist created a market for his etchings/prints.
  51. Baroque was the age of self-portraits.

    T or F
  52. He takes the first deep look in the private person in self portraits.
  53. This artist made etching a major art form.
  54. Rembrandt brang his depth of feeling into his work.

    T or F
  55. No one had his depth, soul and passion for the image than this artist. He was a great technical master but also brang depth.
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