Describe Baroque art and four characteristics of this time period
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  The period of the baroque art corresponds itself to 4 main characteristics that are Tenebrism, Realism, Lines, and Hour. Tenebrism In the baroque art, Tenebrism is the name given to the contrasting light and darkness.


Baroque art originated in Italy in the late 1500s and continued to the 1740s. The term Baroque probably derives from the Portuguese word barueco, which means irregularly shaped pearl. Unlike the harmony and equilibrium of the Renaissance period, Baroque art is highly ornate and designed to evoke emotion in the observer. The styles and themes employed in Baroque art differ between northern and southern Europe due to the influence of the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation.

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