Definition of Quattrocento

1. Noun. The 15th century in Italian art and literature.

Generic synonyms: Century
Group relationships: Renaissance, Renascence



Definition of Quattrocento

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

Definition of Quattrocento

1. Noun. The 1400s, the fifteenth-century Renaissance Italian period. ¹

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Definition of Quattrocento

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Literary usage of Quattrocento

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1. A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period by Chandler Rathfon Post (1921)
"THE LESSER SCULPTORS OF THE FIRST HALF OF THE quattrocento The limited scope of this book excludes a discussion of the sculpture of BRUNELLESCHI and ..."

2. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1895)
"Instead of the antique, the Italian quattrocento appears as the model for the schools.—Frederick Overbeck.—Philipp Veit.—Joseph Führich. —Edward Steinle. ..."

3. Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature by John Addington Symonds (1881)
"... an obscure Course—Final Junction of the Humanistic and Popular Currents—Renascence of Italian—The Italian Temperament —Importance of the quattrocento— ..."

4. Analysis of Ornament: The Characteristics of Styles: an Introduction to the by Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1882)
"... if it contain, besides these, elaborate natural imitations, festoons, scroll-work, and occasional symmetrical arabesques, it is of the quattrocento, ..."

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