Introducing ‘Dulcinea’: An exploration of baroque calligraphy

12 August, 2012  |   No comments

Dulcinea is the title of Ramiro Espinoza’s in-depth look at Spanish Baroque calligraphy’s most extreme tendencies, and especially at some of those produced by the writing masters Pedro Díaz Morante and Juan Claudio Aznar de Polanco. These 17th and 18th centuries alphabets with their plentiful calligraphic flourishes represented a marked break with the harmonic and angular Renaissance Cancellaresca style.

It was Morante who first introduced and popularized the use of the pointed quill … > Read article