Fin De Siècle

Refers broadly to the arts of the last two decades of the 19th century. The period is characterized by its artistic and literary spirit of jaded sophistication and self-conscious aestheticism.

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fin de siècle
Fin-de-Siècle
fin de siglo Spanish

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Refers broadly to the arts of the last two decades of the 19th century. The period is characterized by its artistic and literary spirit of jaded sophistication and self-conscious aestheticism.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300111540. The J. Paul Getty Trust.