tondo

English translation: tondo / circular painting

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Catalan term or phrase:tondo
English translation:tondo / circular painting
Entered by: David Russell

09:17 Jun 3, 2005
Catalan to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Catalan term or phrase: tondo
From the description of an altar by Gaudí:

Feta amb alabastre i separada per quatre columnes que delimiten uns ***tondos***; als dels laterals hi ha dos àngels orants i al del centre un àngel que sosté una creu.
David Russell
Spain
Local time: 02:21
tondo - a painting in the shape of a circle
Explanation:
ArtLex on Tondos
ttondo - A painting in the shape of a circle. ... Buonarotti (Italian, 1475-1564), The Holy Family with the infant St. John the Baptist (the Doni Tondo), c. ...
www.artlex.com/ArtLex/t/tondo.html - 9k - Còpia en memòria - Pàgines semblants

- A painting in the shape of a circle.

Most often found in Italian Renaissance painting, and in paintings of Madonnas. Raphael and Sandro Botticelli painted several tondos.



Examples:





see thumbnail to rightSandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445-1510), Madonna of the Magnificat, c.1485, tempera on wood panel, diameter 118 cm, Uffizi, Florence.

http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/t/tondo.html

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Note added at 4 mins (2005-06-03 09:22:34 GMT)
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The Tondo One Centre One Edge This project is related to the ...
Use the Tondo or circle shape as an aid to increase the understanding of the edge
... A Tondo is the name used to describe a picture made within a circle. ...
www.oomind.com/courselets/0000000029.html - 14k - Còpia en memòria - Pàgines semblants

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Note added at 6 mins (2005-06-03 09:23:41 GMT)
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tondo

n. a circular painting or relief sculpture.

http://12262.b.difficultwords.info/
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Sheila Hardie
Spain
Local time: 02:21
Grading comment
Thanks Sheila
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3 +1tondo - a painting in the shape of a circle
Sheila Hardie


  

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tondo - a painting in the shape of a circle


Explanation:
ArtLex on Tondos
ttondo - A painting in the shape of a circle. ... Buonarotti (Italian, 1475-1564), The Holy Family with the infant St. John the Baptist (the Doni Tondo), c. ...
www.artlex.com/ArtLex/t/tondo.html - 9k - Còpia en memòria - Pàgines semblants

- A painting in the shape of a circle.

Most often found in Italian Renaissance painting, and in paintings of Madonnas. Raphael and Sandro Botticelli painted several tondos.



Examples:





see thumbnail to rightSandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445-1510), Madonna of the Magnificat, c.1485, tempera on wood panel, diameter 118 cm, Uffizi, Florence.

http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/t/tondo.html

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Note added at 4 mins (2005-06-03 09:22:34 GMT)
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The Tondo One Centre One Edge This project is related to the ...
Use the Tondo or circle shape as an aid to increase the understanding of the edge
... A Tondo is the name used to describe a picture made within a circle. ...
www.oomind.com/courselets/0000000029.html - 14k - Còpia en memòria - Pàgines semblants

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Note added at 6 mins (2005-06-03 09:23:41 GMT)
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tondo

n. a circular painting or relief sculpture.

http://12262.b.difficultwords.info/

Sheila Hardie
Spain
Local time: 02:21
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Thanks Sheila

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Martin Perazzo: I'd leave tondos and perhaps put "circular paintings" in parentheses.
11 mins
  -> thanks, Martin, I agree it might be a good idea to add a wee explanation in brackets :-)
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