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Triptych: Quiz


Question 1: The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Haywain Triptych (________)
CatharismNetherlandsEarly Netherlandish paintingHieronymus Bosch

Question 2: ________ (Francis Bacon)
Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a CrucifixionAeschylusOresteiaFrancis Bacon (painter)

Question 3: The triptych form arises from early Christian art, and was a popular standard format for altar paintings from the ________ onwards.
Late Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesMiddle AgesEarly Middle Ages

Question 4: From the Gothic period onward, both in Europe and elsewhere, altarpieces in churches and ________ were often in triptych form.
Primate (religion)CathedralCatholic ChurchBishop

Question 5: Renaissance painters and sculptors such as ________ and Hieronymus Bosch used the form.
Antonello da MessinaArt theftEarly Netherlandish paintingHans Memling

Question 6: While the root of the word is the ancient Greek "triptychos", the word arose into the ________ from the name for an Ancient Roman writing tablet, which had two hinged panels flanking a central one.
High Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 7: Its geographical range was from the eastern ________ churches to the English Celtic churches in the west.
Byzantine EmpireRoman EmpireByzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman Empire

Question 8: One can also see the form echoed by the structure of many ecclesiastical ________.
Stained glassCeramic artGlassblowingSculpture

Question 9: The Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp, Belgium, contains two examples by Rubens, and ________ is another example of the use of triptych in architecture.
Notre Dame de ParisSainte-ChapelleBasilique du Sacré-Cœur, ParisLouvre

Question 10: One such cathedral with an altarpiece triptych is ________.
Cardiff BayNational Museum CardiffCardiff Central LibraryLlandaff Cathedral


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