Definition of Cinquecentist

1. n. An Italian of the sixteenth century, esp. a poet or artist.

Definition of Cinquecentist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinquecentist

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cinquecentist (current term)
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Literary usage of Cinquecentist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Cesare Borgia of France, Duke of Valentinois and Romagna, Prince by Rafael Sabatini (1912)
"... but the invention of motives does not appear ever to have troubled the cinquecentist. It was now said that Troche was enraged at having been omitted ..."

2. The Evolution of the Massachusetts Public School System: A Historical Sketch by George Henry Martin (1894)
"Most interesting of all is the discovery, in some obscure place, of a fragment of a wall or some deep-laid substructure, that tell that cinquecentist, ..."

3. The First Half of the Seventeenth Century by Herbert John Clifford Grierson (1906)
"... the Italian lyric by refining and enriching the fresh and living songs of the people; but the inspirer of cinquecentist lyric poetry was Cardinal Bembo, ..."

4. The History of Painting from the Fourth to the Early Nineteenth Century by Richard Muther (1907)
"A cinquecentist in the powerful simplicity of his painting, he nevertheless preserved the solemn sincerity of the older time; and at the same time he ..."

5. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"It may be suggested that, in .its chief elements of plan, the cinquecentist Mansion on Italian soil would in all probability prove itself to be the direct ..."

6. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1897)
"Lexicon Platonicum, sive Vocum and cinquecentist, introduction by GE Street, 49 photographs and descriptive text by S. Thompson, half morocco, 1878, ..."

7. Plain-towns of Italy: The Cities of Old Venetia by Egerton Ryerson Williams, Shapiro Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress) (1911)
"... with four Franciscan saints, by the comparatively unknown early cinquecentist, Antonio Boselli of Bergamo; a work of delightful grace and coloring, ..."

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