艺术史 TPO46-L2 Preference In Portrait Painting

TPO46-L2

Preference In Portrait Painting

Listen to part of a lecture in an art history class.

 



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Techniques for creating lifelike portraits
  • B. Theories about a preference in portrait painting
  • C. Reasons for a decline in the popularity of portrait painting
  • D. Ways researchers determine whether a painting is authentic

 

  1. According to the professor, what change occurred in portrait paintings over time?
  • A. Portrait artists became more skilled at painting profiles.
  • B. Portrait artists began painting a greater variety of subjects.
  • C. The percentage of left profiles decreased.
  • D. A left profile became a symbol of the subject’s social status.

 

  1. What point does the professor emphasize by his discussion of the lithograph The Potato Eaters?
  • A. Profiles are more difficult to create than head-on portraits.
  • B. Some artists consider the direction of the profile a key element in a portrait.
  • C. Most group portraits include both left and right profiles.
  • D. The direction of a profile is usually determined by the characteristics of the subject.

 

  1. According to the professor, what is the problem with the “right-handed” hypothesis?
  • A. Left-handed artists are equally comfortable painting left and right profiles.
  • B. Right hands tend to cover up facial features when painting left profiles.
  • C. Statistics show that right-handed artists tend to paint right profiles.
  • D. Left hands are less likely to cast shadows when painting right profiles.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the “studio organization” hypothesis?
  • A. It has been disproved by recent studies.
  • B. It accounts for an important change in portrait painting.
  • C. It is based on a study of a relatively small number of portraits.
  • D. It was first proposed by the owner of a modern-day portrait studio.

 

  1. Why does the student say this: 🎧
  • A. To explain why he prefers to paint left profiles
  • B. To point out a difference between adult portraits and baby portraits
  • C. To point out a fact that contradicts the “parental imprinting” hypothesis
  • D. To provide support for the “parental imprinting” hypothesis


答案:
B C B A B D

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