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The questions start off easy and get harder as they progress. This weeks quiz is especially challenge.

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1 In 1876, one of the most infamous robberies of a painting took place. Adam Worth, alias Henry J. Raymond, with two accomplices broke into the gallery of Thomas Agnew & Sons on Old Bond Street in London at midnight and walked off with the portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire who, in 1787 when the portrait was made, was celebrated as the fairest and wickedest woman in Georgian England. Who painted the portrait?
A. Henri Fuseli
B. William Hogarth
C.Thomas Gainsborough
D. John Singleton Copley

2. What famous painting was stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia in 1991 and hidden under his bed for a year?
A. "Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh
B. "Sunflowers" by Vincent Van Gogh
C. "Water Lilies" by Claude Monet
D. "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo Da Vinci

3. What painting was featured in the movie "Titanic" as part of the luggage carried by the character played by Kate Winslet and her character's fiance, a painting which, in fact, did not sink to the bottom of the ocean but which is currently hanging in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
A. "Les Demoiselles de Avignon" by Pablo Picasso
B. "Odalisque With Red Trousers" by Henri Matisse
C. "Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat
D. "The Son of Man" by Rene Magritte

4. This painting by William-Adolpe Bougereau titled "The Abduction of Psyche" and painted in 1895 shows Psyche being carried away by the which mythological figure?

A. Jupiter
B. Cupid
C. Apollo
D. Neptune

 

5. "The Garden of Allah" by Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966). What was this artist's nationality?

A. French
B. American
C. British
D. Irish

 

6. What Russian-born painter was said to have laid the foundation for the modern art form known as Abstract Impressionism?
A. Jackson Pollack
B. Marc Chagall
C. Arshile Gorky
D. Wassily Kandinsky

7. Which of the following painters was not a member of the Canadian "Group of Seven"?
A. J. E. H. MacDonald
B. Alexander Young
C. Emily Carr
D. Frank Johnston

8. Painting can be described as the creating of an impression by building up color and line. What term describes the pasting together of heterogeneous materials?
A. Collage
B. Papier Mache
C. Intaglio
D. Silk Screen

9. What type of painting is concerned with the realistic depiction of scenes from everyday life?
A. Impressionism
B. Still Life
C. Genre
D. Realism

10. The Greek word "keramos" meaning "potter's clay" gives us the root word for which type of folk art?
A. Thermoses
B. Keratins
C. Ceramics
D. Kareoke

 

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