21.How does Benvenuto Cellini’s Perseus counter the classical contrapposto pose?

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21.How does Benvenuto Cellini’s Perseus counter the classical contrapposto pose? a. Both legs are stiff.

b.Both arms are straight.

c.Perseus’s weight is on the right foot.

d.Perseus rises in a complex spiral.


22.Benventuto Cellini’s Life is

a.the first Western novel.

b.the first book to be banned by the Italian Inquisition.

c.one of the first secular autobiographies.

d.the primary instruction manual for Mannerist art.


23.The Church permitted Benventuto Cellini’s creation the erotic Saltcellar, because it

a.made of precious materials.

b.was privately commissioned.

c.functional, not purely decorative.

d.small in size.


24.In Spain, the Church implemented the Inquisition in 1478 to

a.seek out and execute witches.

b.expose and persecute pagans.

c.expel those aligned with Luther’s reforms.

d.expel or convert all non-Christian Spaniards.


25.Why was Veronese’s Last Supper so offensive to the Roman Inquisition that he changed its title to Feast in the House of Levi?

a.It includes female servants.

b.It portrays Jesus drinking wine.

c.It features buffoons and drunkards.

d.It uses a lavish setting.


26.After the Muslims and the Jews, the Spanish Inquisition persecuted

a.religious mystics.


c.the French.



27.El Greco’s Resurrection satisfies the moral strictures of the Spanish Inquisition because of its a. floral imagery.

b.carefully placed draperies.

c.emphasis on prayer.

d.subdued colors.


28.Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote is a



c.epistolary novel.

d.picaresque novel.


29.For what innovation in Don Quixote was Miguel de Cervantes acclaimed by his contemporaries? a. satirizing chivalric romances

b.using everyday speech in dialogue

c.making his protagonist a commoner

d.giving his protagonist a sidekick


30.The La Pittura paintings by Lavinia Fontana and Artemesia Gentileschi are significant in the history of art, because they

a.establish women as being artists’ muses.

b.validate educating female artists.

c.mark acceptance of women’s  artistic talents.

d.show women painting secular, not religious, works.



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