Definition of Cinquecento

1. n. & a. The sixteenth century, when applied to Italian art or literature; as, the sculpture of the Cinquecento; Cinquecento style.



Definition of Cinquecento

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinquecento

cinnarizine
cinnipirine
cinnoline
cinnolines
cinobufagin
cinocentrum
cinoxacin
cinoxate
cinqfoil
cinqfoils
cinquain
cinquains
cinque
cinquecentist
cinquecentists
cinquecento (current term)
cinquecentos
cinquedea
cinquefoil
cinquefoils
cinques
cinsault
cion
ciona intestinalis
cions
cioppino
cioppinos
cipher
cipherable
ciphered

Literary usage of Cinquecento

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

1. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1896)
"In opposition to the cinquecento the study of the old Germans, ... In that age, when the eclectic imitation of the cinquecento had reached the acme of ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"One great merit must be conceded to the men of the cinquecento, the restoration—for Italy, it may almost be said, ..."

3. A Short History of Italy (476-1900): (476-1900) by Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1905)
"... THE cinquecento, as the Italians call the sixteenth century, exhibits in the arts the same disintegration and decay that we have found in the political ..."

4. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"... Orlando Innamorato into a style more congenial to the fastidious taste of the cinquecento, he wrote (about 1530) some stanzas ..."

5. The National Gallery by National Gallery (Great Britain), Edward John Poynter (1899)
"The Virgin is seated between the two saints, enthroned under a marble canopy of rich cinquecento architecture. Four figures small life-size. ..."

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