Maiolica: Stile Severo
Italian Maiolica (Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks)

Italian Renaissance Maiolica

Marvels of Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics from the Corcoran Gallery of Art Collection


Stile severo features complicated motifs with vibrant, strong outlines. The designs include stylized foliage, scrolled ribbons or leaves, animals, busts, concentric ornamental bands, and a flat drawing style.