Quattrocento Style


Quattrocento Style
   In Italian, the 15th century, conceived as an historical and cultural epoch. Art his-torians speak of Quattrocento style as the art produced during the first two-thirds of the 15th century, from Brunelleschi, Donatello, and Masaccio down to the earliest works of Leonardo da Vinci, the old-est of the great masters of the High Renaissance style, whose earliest dated work was done in 1473.

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Quattrocento — Quat tro*cen to, n. & a. [It., four hundred, used as an abbreviated expression for the dates beginning with fourteen hundred.] The fifteenth century, when applied to Italian art or literature; as, the sculpture of the quattrocento; quattrocento… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quattrocento —    In Italian, the 15th century, conceived as an historical and cultural epoch. Art his torians speak of Quattrocento style as the art produced during the first two thirds of the 15th century, from Brunelleschi, Donatello, and Masaccio down to… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Style renaissance — La Renaissance fut une véritable révolution touchant simultanément les arts, les sciences, la philosophie, l’organisation de la société. Elle débute au début du XVe siècle en Italie. Les idées de la Renaissance se propageront dans de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quattrocento — pronounced kwat roh chen toh, denotes the style of Italian art of the 15c, i.e. 1400–99 …   Modern English usage

  • Style Renaissance — La Renaissance fut une véritable révolution touchant simultanément les arts, les sciences, la philosophie, l’organisation de la société. Elle débute au début du XVe siècle en Italie. Les idées de la Renaissance se propageront dans de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quattrocento — n. the style of Italian art of the 15th c. Derivatives: quattrocentist n. Etymology: It., = 400 used with reference to the years 1400 99 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quattrocentist — Quattrocento Quat tro*cen to, n. & a. [It., four hundred, used as an abbreviated expression for the dates beginning with fourteen hundred.] The fifteenth century, when applied to Italian art or literature; as, the sculpture of the quattrocento;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alberti, Leon Battista — born Feb. 14, 1404, Genoa died April 25, 1472, Rome Italian architect, art theorist, and humanist. After pursuing a literary career as papal secretary, in 1438 Alberti was encouraged to direct his talents toward the field of architecture. His… …   Universalium

  • Franciabigio — (1482 ndash; January 24, 1525), was an Italian painter of the Florentine Renaissance. His true name may have been Francesco di Cristofano, however he also is referred to as either Marcantonio Franciabigio or Francia Bigio.He was born in Florence …   Wikipedia

  • Bernardino Luini — (c. 1480/82 1532) was a North Italian painter from Leonardo s circle. Both Luini and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio were said to have worked with Leonardo directly; he was described to have taken as much from Leonardo as his native roots enabled him …   Wikipedia


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