Fine Manner

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One of two early engraving styles which appeared in Florence in the 1460s, the other being the Broad Manner. As their names imply, the distinction between the two was made by the breadth of the engraved lines. The terms were devised by print collectors and connoisseurs. Modern scholarship has established that the major exponent of the Fine Manner was Baccio Baldini, and of the Broad Manner Francesco Rosselli.

Subjects: Art.

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