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Question 1: Traditionally, artists mixed their own paints from raw ________ they often ground themselves and medium.
TitaniumBlueChromiumPigment

Question 2: The method was first perfected through an adaptation of the ________ painting technique and was applied by the Flemish painters in Northern Europe with pigments ground in linseed oil.
Oil paintingPanel paintingTemperaMadonna (art)

Question 3: Napoleon Crossing through the St. Bernard Pass, ________, 1801
French RevolutionFrench DirectoryNational Constituent AssemblyJacques-Louis David

Question 4: Often an oil such as linseed was boiled with a resin such as pine resin or even ________; these were called 'varnishes' and were prized for their body and gloss.
MyrrhBurseraceaeSomaliaFrankincense

Question 5: Portrait of Dr. Gachet, ________, 1890
Theo van Gogh (art dealer)Vincent van Gogh chronologyVincent van GoghVincent van Gogh's health

Question 6: Traditional artists' canvas is made from linen, but less expensive ________ fabric has gained popularity.
SilkWoolSpandexCotton

Question 7: Water Lilies, ________, 1916
Pierre-Auguste RenoirImpressionismEdgar DegasClaude Monet

Question 8: The popularity of oil spread through Italy from the North, starting in ________ in the late 15th century.
NaplesGenoaRomeVenice

Question 9: Carnation Lily Lily Rose, ________, 1885-1886
John Singer SargentGrand Central TerminalGrand Central Art GalleriesPortrait painting

Question 10: ________ in the 15th century was however the first to make oil the usual painting medium, followed by the rest of Northern Europe, and only then Italy.
RenaissanceRenaissance in the Low CountriesEarly Netherlandish paintingBelgium







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