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Classical style   /klˈæsɪkəl staɪl/   Listen
Classical style

The artistic style of ancient Greek art with its emphasis on proportion and harmony.

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"Classical style" Quotes from Famous Books

... Opitz had exercised at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He was the advocate and copyist of French models in art and poetry, and he used his widespread influence in favor of the correct and so-called classical style. After having rendered good service in putting down the senseless extravagance of the school of Lohenstein, he became himself a pedantic and arrogant critic; then followed a long literary warfare between him and Bodmer (1698-1783), the ...
— Handbook of Universal Literature - From The Best and Latest Authorities • Anne C. Lynch Botta

Words linked to "Classical style" :   idiom, artistic style

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