The Adoration Of Saints

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The Adoration of Saints Baroque is important in regards of European philosophical art history, generating identifiable and stylistic changes in: painting, sculpture and architecture throughout the periods of the late sixteenth century to the early eighteenth. Dominant particularly in the regions of southern Europe such as: Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria and southern Germany. Baroque is a stylistic movement that often exaggerated motion to: illustrate drama, tension and grandeur features such as exaggerated lighting, intense emotions, release from restraint, and even a kind of artistic sensationalism” through various art forms. Baroque art did not really depict the life style of the people at that time; the era was rather intimately integrated along the religious philosophies of the Catholic Counter Reformation: instituting a program of restoration and a new way of living, in Europe and its colonies. Its popularity and success was highly encouraged by the Catholic Church and was made as a responsive movement made by the Council of Trent towards the Protestant Reformation-the two differed: Protestant reformers wanted to reassess doctrines such as justification and sweep away medieval practices such as the adoration of saints. Alinaqi 2 Such as Albrecht’s Durer’s copy of Ostendorfer’s print of the Virgin Mary, due to the supposed miracle that this print held of a workman who injured himself while constructing at church by falling from great height of a ladder- his legs
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