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Renaissance Revival of Horror Vacui

Italian Renaissance Art

Horror vacui was not a defining characteristic of Italian Renaissance art, which favored a more restrained and balanced approach to design. However, there were some examples of horror vacui in the decoration of furniture, ceramics, and metalwork by artists such as Benvenuto Cellini and Luca della Robbia. Overall, the use of horror vacui in Italian Renaissance art was relatively rare and did not play a significant role in the artistic movement.

Northern Renaissance Art

This style can be seen in illuminated manuscripts, tapestries, metalwork, and paintings. It was seen as a display of wealth and status, but it also expressed the Northern Renaissance's fascination with the natural world and captured the details of everyday life.

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