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1.4 The modern era of Heraldry

ARTISTIC STYLES

The creation of coat-of-arms is a living art which has been practiced for centuries. Consequently, heraldic artists at different times were influenced by different artistic styles.

The Baroque artists created highly ornamental coat-of- arms.

           

In the 19th and 20th centuries new charges were introduced into heraldry and the style became more realistic


The later part of the last century introduced the "landscape" style - a depiction of an entire scene.


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