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Acanthus (ornament): Quiz

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Question 1: The design is also used in ________ and Renaissance artwork, particularly in sculpture and wood carving and in friezes.
High Middle AgesMiddle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle Ages

Question 2: [1] Architectural ornaments are carved in stone or wood in the appearance of leaves from the Mediterranean Acanthus spinosus plant, with some resemblance to thistle, poppy and ________ leaves.
GarlicFennelCuminParsley

Question 3: ________ famously argued in his Stilfragen that acanthus ornament originated as a sculptural version of the palmette, and only later began to resemble Acanthus spinosus.
Alois RieglArt historyFranz WickhoffJosef Strzygowski







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