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  • verb Present participle of classicize.

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Examples

  • Since these had been elements of Clementi's music for a long time, it is no surprise that he should have made common cause with these proto-Romantic or "classicizing" composers.

    Finished Symphonies

  • The London painting, by contrast, "is conceived in a High Renaissance idiom" with "classicizing simplicity" and the painting has sculptural properties, with the figures projecting "into our space."

    An Exhibition of a Lifetime

  • By the time Van Hoogstraten was writing, Rembrandt's chiaroscuro manner had lost favor, a blonder tonality and more classicizing drawing style having come into vogue.

    Revolutionary Militia

  • All around this pungently classicizing, colonnaded plaza are dotted many other bronze statues on an even grander scale: colossal bison, bucking contortionist cowboys, and lithe gun-toting Navajo braves.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • All around this pungently classicizing, colonnaded plaza are dotted many other bronze statues on an even grander scale: colossal bison, bucking contortionist cowboys, and lithe gun-toting Navajo braves.

    We're the Hekawi

  • The main entrance on the Mall is ascended by a flight of steps through large columns bearing a pediment behind which rises a stepped dome, a sort of Pantheon, evoking not only the heritage of Greece and Rome but the architecture of the early Republic seen in classicizing buildings like the Treasury Department and the Capitol.

    A Capital Idea

  • The main entrance on the Mall is ascended by a flight of steps through large columns bearing a pediment behind which rises a stepped dome, a sort of Pantheon, evoking not only the heritage of Greece and Rome but the architecture of the early Republic seen in classicizing buildings like the Treasury Department and the Capitol.

    A Capital Idea

  • Combining athletic male figures at rest, in motion and in a variety of vaguely classicizing poses, Eakins laid bare his belief that a modern painting could espouse a classical sensibility.

    He Painted the Body Athletic

  • A schematic male profile made circa 1512-13, when D rer had been back in Nuremberg for about five years, reprises the idealized, classicizing, rather insipid features of Adam, albeit with the hint of a double chin.

    Looking North For Beauty

  • Corot was born in Paris and studied there with the classicizing painters Michallon and Bertin before leaving in 1825 for the first of three visits he made to Italy. 1825-28, 1834 and 1843

    Seated Monk

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