quattrocentism

quattrocentism

(ˌkwætrəʊˈtʃɛntɪzəm)
n
(Art Movements) the 15th-century Italian style of art and literature

quattrocentism

the art and literature of 15th-century Italy. — quattrocentist, n. adj.
See also: Literary Style
the art of fifteenth-century Italy. — quattrocentist, n., adj.
See also: Art
the art of fifteenth-century Italy. — quattrocentist, n., adj.
See also: Italy
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These salons, presided over by the thaumaturge Peladan in his magnificence as "Sar," keyed into the period passion for the esoteric--a moment when artists (and the public, too) were drawn to a classical myth anticipatory of Freud, to a syncretic Catholicism that allowed for certain "Asianisms" to drift in, and to a new quattrocentism hyperbolized in the androgynous angels depicted in Leonardo da Vinci's two variants of Virgin of the Rocks.