from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Italian literature and art, the fashion of the seventeenth century. See secentismo.


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  • It was the era of triumph of that bombastic, meaningless, and paradoxical style known as the "seicentismo" from the century

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize 1840-1916 1913

  • It is that "seicentismo" which a modern writer (A. Niceforo, "L'Italia barbara," 1898) has recognized as the blight, the evil genius, of south

    Old Calabria Norman Douglas 1910


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