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Question 1: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Portrait of ________, 1868
Edgar DegasClaude MonetImpressionismAlfred Sisley

Question 2: [47] After Titian succumbed to the plague, Tintoretto and Veronese became leading Venetian artists, helping the transition to Italian ________.
Western art historyBaroqueRenaissanceMannerism

Question 3: Much the largest group of painted portraits are the funeral paintings that survived in the dry climate of Egypt's ________ district (see illustration, below), dating from the 2nd to 4th century A.D.

Question 4: In America, Robert Henri and ________ were fine portraitists of the 1920s and 1930's of the American realist school.
American realismGeorge BellowsUnited StatesColumbus, Ohio

Question 5: In Venice around 1500, ________ and Giovanni Bellini dominated portrait painting.
IstanbulVittore CarpaccioGentile BelliniOriental carpets in Renaissance painting

Question 6: ________ famously demanded that his portrait show "all these roughnesses, pimples, warts, and everything as you see me, otherwise I will never pay a farthing for it."[13]
English Civil WarEnglandAlfred the GreatOliver Cromwell

Question 7: The artist generally attempts a representative portrayal, as ________ stated, "The only expression allowable in great portraiture is the expression of character and moral quality, not anything temporary, fleeting, or accidental."[2]
William MorrisEdward Burne-JonesMorris & Co.John Ruskin

Question 8: [88] Many contemporary American artists, such as ________, Alex Katz and Chuck Close, have made the human face a focal point of their work.
The Velvet UndergroundThe FactoryAndy WarholExploding Plastic Inevitable

Question 9: [31] Holbein made his great success painting the royal family, including ________.
Elizabeth I of EnglandCharles I of EnglandHenry VIII of EnglandEdward VI of England

Question 10: They can be created in various media including oils, watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, ________, pastel, and mixed media.
CharcoalBlast furnacePyrolysisCarbon

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