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quattrocento (It. ‘fourteen hundred’) In art history, the 15th-century period of the Italian Renaissance. Venice was its cultural centre and leading figures included the painters, Fra Angelico, Fra Filippo Lippi, Masaccio, and Uccello; the architects, Brunelleschi and Alberti; and the sculptors, Donatello and Ghiberti.

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quat·tro·cen·to / ˌkwätrōˈchentō/ • n. (the quattrocento) the 15th century as a period of Italian art or architecture.

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Quattrocento. Literally ‘four hundred’, it is the term for Renaissance art and architecture in Italy of C15.

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