Retrospetto / Frontespetto

English translation: rear facade (piece)/front facade (piece)

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Italian term or phrase:Retrospetto / Frontespetto
English translation:rear facade (piece)/front facade (piece)
Entered by: Timothy Stroud

20:09 Apr 10, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture
Italian term or phrase: Retrospetto / Frontespetto
Sempre riferiti al duomo a Bari. 'I lavori di ripristino mirati a restituire unità strutturale all edificio ebbero inizio nel 1617 come testimonia la lapide infissa sul retrospetto.'
'Fontana proponeva di fabbricare pilastri a scarpa sopra il frontespetto della chiesa per un'altezza di venti palmi.'
Timothy Stroud
Local time: 11:25
rear facade (piece)/front facade (piece)
Explanation:
An ornamental front or rear piece. In Latinate derivative terms: rear-view, front-view, out of this precise context.
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Elizabeth Lyons
United States
Local time: 02:25
Grading comment
Thank you Elizabeth. I have had similar answers from outside Proz so can confirm your translations
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rear facade (piece)/front facade (piece)


Explanation:
An ornamental front or rear piece. In Latinate derivative terms: rear-view, front-view, out of this precise context.

Elizabeth Lyons
United States
Local time: 02:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
Thank you Elizabeth. I have had similar answers from outside Proz so can confirm your translations

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