Baroque architecture
Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatric...
Baroque architecture - Wikipedia
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Italian Baroque architecture
Italian Baroque architecture refers to baroque architecture in Italy.
The sacred architecture of the Baroque period had its beginnings in the Italian paradigm of the basilica with crossed dome and...
Italian Baroque architecture - Wikipedia
Sicilian Baroque
Sicilian Baroque is the distinctive form of Baroque architecture that took hold on the island of Sicily, off the southern coast of Italy, in the 17th and 18th centuries. The style is recognizable not...
Sicilian Baroque - Wikipedia
French Baroque architecture
French Baroque architecture is the name given to the French architecture during the reigns of Louis XIII (1610–43), Louis XIV (1643–1715) and Louis XV (1715–74). French Baroque profoundly influenced 1...
French Baroque architecture - Wikipedia
English Baroque
English Baroque is a term sometimes used to refer to the developments in English architecture that were parallel to the evolution of Baroque architecture in continental Europe between the Great Fire o...
English Baroque - Wikipedia
Dutch Baroque architecture
Dutch Baroque architecture is a variety of Baroque architecture that flourished in the Dutch Republic and its colonies during the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century - Dutch painting during the peri...
Spanish Baroque architecture
Spanish Baroque is a strand of Baroque architecture that evolved in Spain, its provinces, and former colonies.
As Italian Baroque influences penetrated across the Pyrenees, they gradually supersed...
Spanish Baroque architecture - Wikipedia
Baroque architecture in Portugal
Baroque architecture in Portugal lasted about two centuries (the late seventeenth century and eighteenth century). The reigns of D. João V and D. Joseph I of Portugal had increased imports of gold and...
Baroque architecture in Portugal - Wikipedia