Compendiario (Half of the 16th Century)

Images reduced to strokes and essentials colours, such as blue, yellow and brown on a milky white background.
Rapidly sketched figures, essential brush strokes reminiscent of classical examples and decorations of the Raphaelite school.
Stylised garlands surround cherubs, warriors and saints; the pod-like and moving forms enhance rhe beauty of the white glazed background.
During the 17th century, the Compendiario enjoyed widespread diffusion.

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