艺术史 TPO51-L3 Audubon The Famous Illustrator

TPO51-L3

Audubon The Famous Illustrator

Listen to part of a lecture in an art history class. The professor has been discussing illustrated books.

 



  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. The steps involved in publishing illustrated books in the 1800s
  • B. The influence of Audubon’s The Birds of America on science in the 1800s
  • C. The way in which an illustrator’s work has both artistic and scientific significance
  • D. The need for accuracy in scientific illustrations

 

  1. According to the professor, what were two steps Audubon took in producing his illustrations?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. He studied birds in their natural habitats.
  • B. He tracked birds along their migration paths.
  • C. He closely studied other illustrated books.
  • D. He provided the printer with detailed instructions.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about critics of Audubon’s art?
  • A. They did not recognize the motivating factor in Audubon’s art.
  • B. They did not like the stylistic changes that Audubon developed over time.
  • C. They were disappointed with Audubon’s limited scope of subject matter.
  • D. They thought Audubon’s use of oils was unsophisticated.

 

  1. Why does the professor discuss Audubon’s experiments with vultures and banding birds?
  • A. To help students understand the state of scientific knowledge at the time
  • B. To provide support for his view of Audubon as a naturalist
  • C. To suggest that Audubon was more successful as a scientist than as an illustrator
  • D. To give examples that show the importance of detail in Audubon’s illustrations

 

  1. What are Audubon’s “mystery birds”?
  • A. Bird illustrations created by Audubon that have been lost
  • B. Bird illustrations that do not seem to match any known species
  • C. Bird illustrations that were painted in an uncharacteristically careless manner
  • D. Bird illustrations that Audubon intended to be fanciful rather than realistic

 

  1. What does the professor believe is the most likely explanation for Audubon’s warbler illustration?
  • A. Audubon forgot small details when he made the illustration.
  • B. Audubon copied the bird from another artist’s drawing.
  • C. The bird was the offspring of two different species.
  • D. That particular species of warbler has since gone extinct.


答案:
C AD A B B C

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