Baroque Art

Baroque Art

The Baroque period lasted from the beginning of the seventeenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century. Baroque art was artists’ response to the Catholic Church’s demand for solemn grandeur following the Council of Trent, and through its monumentality and grandiloquence it seduced the great European courts. Amongst the Baroque arts, architecture has, without doubt, left the greatest mark in Europe: the continent is dotted with magnificent Baroque churches… (more)

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Publisher: Parkstone International (May 11, 2001)

Collection: Art of Century

Parent ISBN: 9781844846214

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 53 MB

Language: English


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