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Plateresque style

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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66 words

Spanish 16th-century variant of Gothic architecture, reminiscent of the works of silversmiths (plateros). It is characterized by the ...

Plateresque

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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196 words

vaguely defined descriptive term referring to late Gothic/early Renaissance architecture and architectural decoration in Spain. The word is based on ...

plateresque

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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336 words

A late gothic and early Renaissance style in Spanish architecture; the term implies a similarity to the work of a silversmith (...

Plateresque

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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35 words

[from the Spanish plateresco, literally ‘silversmith-like’] ...

An ornate 16th-century style of architecture of Spanish origin, incorporating elements of *Gothic...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

(especially of Spanish architecture) richly ornamented in a style suggesting silverware. The term comes from Spanish plateresco, from platero ‘silversmith’, from ...

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