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poesia

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199569922
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727146
poesia

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(Italian, ‘poem’, ‘poetry’; ‘dream, fancy’)

A term used in the *Renaissance to describe paintings inspired by the myths, fables,

Reference Entry.  85 words. 

Subjects: Theory of Art

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