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Renaissance

(French). A term applied in the arts to that peculiar style of decoration revived by Raphael, and which resulted from ancient paintings exhumed in the pontificate of Leo X. (16th century). The French Renaissance is a Gothic skeleton with classic details.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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