Early in the 1600s, a new group of painters emerged onto Rome’s flourishing art scene. Fed up with the truth-swerving idealism of the Renaissance, and frustrated with the inaccessible sophistication of the Mannerists, the artists began using exaggerated, dramatic strokes to create work filled with easily interpreted detail. This was painting not just for the gentry, those lucky few for whom art was predominantly made at the time, but for the general public, too. [read]


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