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- n. the artistic style of early 16th century painting in Florence and Rome; characterized by technical mastery and heroic composition and humanistic content
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One of Castiglione’s great life achievements was his book, The Courtier, an elegant and sometimes richly playful narrative codifying the High Renaissance ideal of the “universal man.”