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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 479 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CONDITION OF THE ART OF PAINTING IN ITALY BEFORE THE REVIVAL. Wall Paintings of poor style, with hard black outlines, devoid of any feeling for beauty or truth to nature. Panel Paintings, chieflyinthe form of Enthroned Madonnas of Byzantine type, heavy but dignified ;and painted Crucifixes; repulsive in , aspect, with exaggeration of physical suffering, black outlines, green shadows, hatched lights. [ Best Italian Sculpture, e.g. by Antellami at Parma, c. 22oo, greatly inferior to contemporary work in France.] 250 250
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