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Wilhelm von Gloeden: Quiz


Question 1: In 1936, over 2,500 of the pictures were destroyed by ________'s police under the allegation that they constituted pornography.
Benito MussoliniFascismItalian FascismAxis powers

Question 2: Von Gloeden claimed to be a minor German aristocrat from ________.

Question 3: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden (September 16, 1856 – February 16, 1931) was a German photographer who worked mainly in ________.

Question 4: Von Gloeden's cousin, Guglielmo Plüschow, similarly photographed male nudes in Rome, ________.

Question 5: He is mostly known for his pastoral nude studies of Sicilian boys, which usually featured props such as wreaths or amphoras suggesting a setting in the ________ or Italy of antiquity.

Question 6: The ________ and painterly themes in which his work wreathed itself served as a cultural "badge of protection".
TragedyImmanuel KantFriedrich SchillerClassicism

Question 7: ________: Wilhelm von Gloeden, (Biography + 50 pictures of nude from Gloeden) Editions Textes Gais, Paris (2008), ISBN 978-2-914679-30-5
Jean CocteauFrench literatureJean GenetRoger Peyrefitte

Question 8: Suffering from what appears to have been tuberculosis, he came to ________, Sicily in 1876.
San Marco d'AlunzioMessinaTaorminaCaronia

Question 9: The popularity of his work in ________, England, and America can possibly be attributed to three major reasons:

Question 10: ________: Les Amours Singulières (1949)
French literatureJean GenetRoger PeyrefitteJean Cocteau

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