Quattrocento

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Definition

Quattrocento refers to the 15th century in Italian art history, a period marked by significant developments in art and architecture during the Renaissance.

History

Key Features

This era is characterized by a renewed interest in classical antiquity, humanism, and the development of linear perspective in art.

Key Artists

  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Sandro Botticelli

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the Quattrocento?
    The Quattrocento is the 15th-century phase of the Italian Renaissance, known for its artistic and architectural advancements.

  2. What are the characteristics of Quattrocento art?
    Art from the Quattrocento is known for its incorporation of classical themes, realism, and the use of perspective.