classicism

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  • noun

Synonyms for classicism

a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms

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In The Queen of Sheba before the Temple of Solomon (1657; private collection) a Greek temple with Corinthian capitals underlines the artist's belief that his Classicist style had its origins in the Old Testament.