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Baroque | Definition of Baroque by Merriam-Webster

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1: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression prevalent especially in the 17th century that is marked generally by use of ...

Baroque - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The French word baroque is derived from the Portuguese word "barroco" or Spanish "barrueco" both of which refer to a "rough or imperfect pearl", though whether it ...

Baroque | Define Baroque at Dictionary.com

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1765, from French baroque (15c.) "irregular," from Portuguese barroco "imperfect pearl," of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Spanish berruca "a wart."

Baroque - definition of baroque by The Free Dictionary

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baroque top: interior of St. Peter's Church, Vienna, Austria bottom: façade of St. Gallen Abbey, St. Gallen, Switzerland baroque ba·roque (bə-rōk′) adj. 1. also ...

Baroque period - New World Encyclopedia

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In the arts, Baroque is a period as well as the style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and ...

Baroque architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used ...

Baroque period | art | Britannica.com

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Baroque art and architecture, the visual arts and building design and construction produced during the era in the history of Western art that roughly coincides with ...

About the Baroque Period - Music of the Baroque

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About the Baroque Period. Derived from the Portuguese barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl,” the term “baroque” has been widely used since the nineteenth century ...

Baroque - Rice University

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Baroque. one big misshapen pearl. STYLE ARTISTS and IMAGES VOCAB. HISTORICAL NOTE Baroque art falls into the period of Counter-Reformation led by the Catholic church ...

Baroque | Article about baroque by The Free Dictionary

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baroque, in art and architecture baroque (bərōk`), in art and architecture, a style developed in Europe, England, and the Americas during the 17th and early 18th ...