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Charles

You might be interested in the use of clouds in classical Japanese art. Many of the cloud forms were linear with specific curves that had a known meaning. Other times, the clouds were used as framing devices to separate sections of a story, as in the top image of these two byoubu (folding screens).

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John F. Ptak

Thanks, Charles, for the interesting comment. I was just keeping the discussion limited to the European Renaissance for this part of the discussion. I know that early use of clouds gets much more complicated as you move East...

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