cinquecentist

[ ching-kwi-chen-tist ]
/ ˌtʃɪŋ kwɪˈtʃɛn tɪst /

noun

an Italian writer or artist of the 16th century.

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Origin of cinquecentist

1870–75; <Italian cinquecentista, equivalent to cinquecent(o) (see cinquecento) + -ista-ist
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