Quadratura


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Quadratura

In Baroque interiors and derivatives, painted architecture, often continuing into the three-dimensional trim, executed by specialists in calculated perspective.

quadratura

In Baroque interiors and derivatives, painted architecture, often continuing the three-dimensional trim, executed by specialists in calculated perspective.
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Il segreto olandese e di aver risolto la quadratura del cerchio.
However, while Pannini's ruin fantasies are still firmly rooted in the formal language of baroque quadratura (illusionistic) painting, in the hands of the younger generation the genre has a more historicist look: they enrich it with archaeological detail studied at first hand as well as with a Piranesian architectural vocabulary and sense of scale.
By Tasso's time, an epic poem had already become, in Manzoni's words, "la quadratura del circolo.
It is prefaced by an essay by Michael Jacobs, largely focusing on the quadratura tradition, in which he stresses the importance of regional differences--not such an issue in the study of French decoration, where Parisian workshops reigned supreme.