- the 16th century, with reference to Italy, especially to the Italian art or literature of that period.
Origin of cinquecento
Examples from the Web for cinquecento
Historical Examples of cinquecento
Mr. Stebbings will show it to you, and give you an abstract of the cinquecento in Italy.A Likely Story
William De Morgan
But now the sway of the Cinquecento has been finally broken.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)
The cinquecento ornaments and roof are picked out in white and gold.Curiosities of Christian History
Mr. Hutton made a Cinquecento gesture, and kissed her extended hand.Mortal Coils
The most perfect specimens of cinquecento Arabesque are certainly found in sculpture.
- the 16th century, esp in reference to Italian art, architecture, or literature