The Faun’s Head Questions & Answers

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The Faun’s Head Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. Michelangelo was sent to Lorenzo de Medici by

(a) Lodovico.
(b) Ghirlandaio.
(c) Bertoldo.
(d) Marco.

2. Oh, I can see His Magnificence walking this way, with two of his friends, I think. Now what will you do? He will have something to say when he catches you doing this. What does Marco expect Lorenzo to say?

(a) Michelangelo, from where have you stolen this piece of marble that you are carving?
(b) Michelangelo, you are supposed to dress stone for senior artists! Who gave you the permission to carve it yourself?
(c) Oh, Michelangelo what a very beautiful faun’s head you are carving! You are truly talented.
(d) Michelangelo, seeing your talent, I will advise Master Bertoldo to allow you to sculpt pieces.

3. When Michelangelo says ‘Why should he (Lorenzo) say anything? Today is a half-holiday, to be spent as please, and I am doing no harm’ he is showing

(a) confidence.
(b) arrogance.
(c) rudeness.
(d) disrespect.

4. The sculptor is not a copyist. The word copyist means someone who

(a) follows his own imagination and style.
(b) imitates the works of art of old masters.
(c) copies the beauty he sees around him.
(d) makes copies of documents or music.

5. Lorenzo’s words ‘one day not only Italy but the whole world shall hear of Michelangelo’ were

(a) prophetic.
(b) an empty boast.
(c) possessive.
(d) thoughtless.

Question 2: What was Michelangelo doing in the garden when Marco came to him?

Answer: Michelangelo was carving a faun’s head out of a piece of marble.

Question 3: What opinion did Lorenzo and his friends have about the Faun’s head created by Michelangelo?

Answer: Lorenzo and his friends appreciated the carving and thought that Michelangelo was very talented.

Question 4: What suggestion did Lorenzo give for improving the Faun’s head? How did Michelangelo act upon his suggestion?

Answer: Lorenzo suggested that the Faun’s complete set of teeth belied its age. Michelangelo immediately saw its merit and set to work on it.

Question 5: Why did Lodovico not wish his son to be a sculptor? What made him change his attitude later on?

Answer: Lodovico wanted his son to focus on studies and not spend his time in such pursuits. His heart changed when the great master Lorenzo appreciated Michelangelo’s talent.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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