Category:Quadratura painters

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  • Quadratura is a term introduced during the Baroque period in Italy to describe simulated or illusionistic architecture.
  • Renaissance artists such as Baldassare Peruzzi had experimented with painted architectural settings, but this became a more elaborate exercise in future generations. This allowed simple ceilings to be frescoed with elaborate perspectives, typically opening up to a painted sky.
  • A prominent school of quadratura arose in Baroque Bologna.

Pages in category "Quadratura painters"

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