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Italian to English Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting Translation Glossary

Italian term English translation
carta bianca puntinata per lo spolvero white paper pricked to allow the drawing to be transferred to a fresco (spolvero technique)
cartoni preparatori preparatory cartoons/fresco cartoons
Entered by: texjax DDS PhD
cerchia circle
fra le sorti fortunes
i diversi stili dialogano cercando nuovi punti d'incontro the diverse of musical styles weave together in search of new points of fusion.
Entered by: Janice Giffin
il frusto ripetersi worn-out (obsessed) repetition
Entered by: Francesca Bruno
In aperta polemica outspokenly critical/in flagrant disagreement with.
in chiave totalmente moderna but with a totally/entirely modern twist
la tecnica dello spolvero pouncing technique
Entered by: Lara Barnett
linguaggio espressivo e comunicativo expressive and communicative style
luce sulla lama light on the blade (of the knife)
Entered by: Lara Barnett
materia pittorica paint / medium/a / painterly matter / impasto
Matita e tempera su eliografia Pencil and tempera on dyeline print
pratica citazionistica citationism
puntesecche, drypoints
Entered by: Maria Elisa Manfrino
sciogliere lo sguardo free / give respite/relief to / distract the eye
si confondono nelle virgole di un segno esasperato blending under the bold swirls of his brush
statuto comune d\'oggetto an everyday status of objects
stucco smaltato enamelled plaster
Entered by: Lara Barnett
"in punta di penna" delicately portrayed
(il percorso di visita) si sviluppa (attraverso 60 stanze ) takes you through
... americana batten light
...che nella sua scarna e potente immediatezza espressionistica ....chromatically illuminated work. [stop] In ts stark and powerful immediacy, the painting evokes..
Entered by: Lara Barnett
10 opere inedite (opera inedita) inedito 10 previously unseen works
a fondo background
Entered by: Maria Burnett
a giro inglese leno weave
Entered by: IT>EN Legal
a pennello with a paintbrush
A questo punto il cerchio si chiude Now things have gone full circle
Accensione cromatica flash of colour
acqueforti etchings
acquisizioni temporali the acquisition history
ad un tempo esoterica e trascinante esoteric, and seductive
Entered by: Tom in London
affastellate crowded
Entered by: Isabelle Johnson
affioramento bringing to the surface
affresco staccato Detached fresco
affrontano in alcuni casi i meccanismi del credo and in some cases addressing mechanisms of creed/faith
aggiornano il loro linguaggio sull’istoriato di tipo urbinate adopt the istoriato style of Urbino
Entered by: Fiona Grace Peterson
ala del trafilato di piombo lead came ear
Entered by: Franco Rigoni
alberello di fusione (casting) tree
Entered by: simon tanner
aletta ad incastro snap tabs / joining tabs
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