Definition of Plateresque

1. a. Resembling silver plate; -- said of certain architectural ornaments.



Definition of Plateresque

1. Adjective. Pertaining to an ornate style of architecture of 16th century Spain suggestive of silver plate. ¹

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Definition of Plateresque

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plateresque

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plater
plateresque (current term)
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Literary usage of Plateresque

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1. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"757)- There are numerous transitional works which show the Moorish or Mudejar forms instead of or together with the plateresque, with Renaissance ..."

2. Annals of the Artists of Spain by William Stirling Maxwell (1848)
"Italian architecture, thus introduced, rapidly gained ground, and soon blossomed into that florid style, known as the plateresque, or style of the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The plateresque screen which closes the'front of the sanctuary was designed by Sancho Muñoz in 1510. The chapel of S. Antonio holds Murillo's famous picture ..."

4. Travels in Portugal by Oswald Crawfurd (1875)
"... Buchanan—Pombal —Marquis of Pombal ihe Bismarck of Portugal—Hix Life and Character—Alcobaca—Batalha, the Battle Abbey of Portugal— Its plateresque Style ..."

5. The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Exposition: A Pictorial by Louis Christian Mullgardt, Maud Wotring Raymond, John Hamlin (1915)
"It is a copy of the Hospital of Santa Cruz at Toledo, done in the Spanish Renaissance, of a style known as the plateresque. The rich appearance has the ..."

6. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"But all these plateresque details, even the rusticated masonry, ... plateresque motifs carved in stone are rare and appear in one example only on the little ..."

7. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"757)- There are numerous transitional works which show the Moorish or Mudejar forms instead of or together with the plateresque, with Renaissance ..."

8. Annals of the Artists of Spain by William Stirling Maxwell (1848)
"Italian architecture, thus introduced, rapidly gained ground, and soon blossomed into that florid style, known as the plateresque, or style of the ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The plateresque screen which closes the'front of the sanctuary was designed by Sancho Muñoz in 1510. The chapel of S. Antonio holds Murillo's famous picture ..."

10. Travels in Portugal by Oswald Crawfurd (1875)
"... Buchanan—Pombal —Marquis of Pombal ihe Bismarck of Portugal—Hix Life and Character—Alcobaca—Batalha, the Battle Abbey of Portugal— Its plateresque Style ..."

11. The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Exposition: A Pictorial by Louis Christian Mullgardt, Maud Wotring Raymond, John Hamlin (1915)
"It is a copy of the Hospital of Santa Cruz at Toledo, done in the Spanish Renaissance, of a style known as the plateresque. The rich appearance has the ..."

12. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"But all these plateresque details, even the rusticated masonry, ... plateresque motifs carved in stone are rare and appear in one example only on the little ..."

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