Important Italian Baroque paintings, 1600-1700
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Important Italian Baroque paintings, 1600-1700 (catalogue of) an exhibition in aid of restoration of the Guarino paintings at Solofra and the Giottesque frescoes in Sta. Chiara, Naples. by Matthiesen Fine Art Ltd.

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Published by Matthiesen Fine Art Ltd. in London .
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Important Italian Baroque Paintings – Exh. cat., Matthiesen Fine Art Ltd. London, [], pp. 44–47, no. 16, ill. (overall in color, detail in black and white). Timothy Standring in "dal Seicento al primo Novecento." La pittura a Genova e in Liguria. Vol. 2, Genoa, , p. , fig. , mentions it in connection with Castiglione. The Baroque (UK: / b ə ˈ r ɒ k /, US: / b ə ˈ r oʊ k /; French:) is a style of architecture, music, dance, painting, sculpture and other arts that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the s. In the territories of the Spanish and Portuguese empires including the Iberian Peninsula it continued, together with new styles, until the first decade of the active: 17th–18th centuries. For a guide to art in the city, see: Painting in Naples (). For more detail of early 17th century art in Naples, see: Neapolitan School of Painting (). For later works, see: Neapolitan Baroque (c). The Baroque is a period of artistic style that started around in Rome, Italy, and spread throughout the majority of Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. In informal usage, the word baroque describes something that is elaborate and highly detailed. The most important factors during the Baroque era were the Reformation and the Counter.

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