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Praxiteles: Quiz


Question 1: Though the repetition of the same name in every other generation is common in ________, there is no certain evidence for either position.

Question 2: Some of the statues of Praxiteles were coloured by the painter ________, and in the opinion of the sculptor they gained greatly by this treatment.

Question 3: [5] Hermes is represented in the act of carrying the child ________ to the nymphs who were charged with his rearing.
HeraDionysusApolloGreek mythology

Question 4: Moreover, the style is hard and poor; a far superior replica exists in a torso in the ________.
Pavillon de FloreTuileries PalaceLouvre PalaceLouvre

Question 5: ________ was Praxiteles's most famous statue.
Ancient GreeceCrouching VenusRomeAphrodite of Cnidus

Question 6: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightPublic domainCopyright infringementIntellectual property

Question 7: 13) lists Praxiteles as an artist on the Mausoleum of Maussollos and Strabo (xiv, 23, 51) attributes to him the whole sculpted decoration of the Temple of Artemis at ________.

Question 8: This piece was to be included in the 2007 Praxiteles exhibition organized by the Louvre Museum in Paris, but pressure from ________, which disputes the work's provenance and legal ownership, caused the French to exclude it from the show.

Question 9: The Satyr of the Capitol at ________ has commonly been regarded as a copy of one of the Satyrs of Praxiteles; but we cannot identify it in the list of his works.

Question 10: Praxiteles and his school worked almost entirely in ________.
MarbleCalciumSedimentary rockCalcite

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