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Question 1: The beginning of the end for Rococo came in the early 1760s as figures like ________ and Jacques-François Blondel began to voice their criticism of the superficiality and degeneracy of the art.
DeismGottfried LeibnizVoltaireScottish Enlightenment

Question 2: Thomas Gainsborough, ________, c.
LondonSuffolkSudbury, SuffolkMr and Mrs Andrews

Question 3: Exemplars include ________ and Louis-Claude Daquin.
Hippolyte et AricieLes fêtes de PolymnieJean-Philippe RameauCastor et Pollux

Question 4: ________. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
Wallace CollectionNational Gallery (London)British MuseumVictoria and Albert Museum

Question 5: St.Andrew's Church in ________ designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli

Question 6: By 1785, Rococo had passed out of fashion in France, replaced by the order and seriousness of Neoclassical artists like ________.
French RevolutionJacques-Louis DavidFrench DirectoryNational Constituent Assembly

Question 7: Rococo rooms were designed as total works of art with elegant and ornate furniture, small sculptures, ornamental mirrors, and ________ complementing architecture, reliefs, and wall paintings.

Question 8: [1] It may also be related to the Italian barocco, or ________ style.
MannerismBaroqueRenaissanceWestern art history

Question 9: ________ helped develop a theoretical foundation for Rococo beauty.
Emblematical Print on the South Sea SchemeLondonBeer Street and Gin LaneWilliam Hogarth

Question 10: The development of Rococo in Great Britain is considered to have been connected with the revival of interest in ________ early in the 18th century.
Gothic architectureBaroque architectureRenaissance architectureRomanesque architecture

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