Renaissance Revival

Style in 19th-century European and American architecture and decorative arts initially inspired by the Italian Renaissance and characterized by pilasters, rustication, and classical motifs. Later, it includes Renaissance styles based on regional or national variations such as the Elizabethan and Jacobean revivals and the French Renaissance revival.

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Renaissance Revival
American Renaissance
Neo-Renaissance
Renaissance, American
Revival, Renaissance
neorenaissance Dutch
Neo-renacimiento Spanish

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Refers to the style in 19th-century European and American architecture and decorative arts initially inspired by the Italian Renaissance and characterized by pilasters, rustication, and classical motifs. Later, it includes Renaissance styles based on regional or national variations such as the Elizabethan and Jacobean revivals and the French Renaissance revival.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021464. The J. Paul Getty Trust.