The Tondo – Circular Art

June 28, 2015 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By

Raphael's "Madonna della seggiola", currently in the collection of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, Italy.

“Tondo” is a term used in art to describe paintings, sculptures and reliefs which are round, or circular. Circular canvases, panels and sculptures are quite unusual, and became especially popular in 15th Century Renaissance Italy…

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