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Berenson

[ber-uh n-suh n]
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noun
  1. Bernard or Bern·hard [bur-nahrd, burn-hahrd] /ˈbɜr nɑrd, ˈbɜrn hɑrd/, 1865–1959, U.S. art critic, born in Lithuania.
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  • Mr Berenson ascribes them to Duccio and Fungai respectively.

  • In the Capitol is a fresco painting which Mr. Berenson ascribes to our master.

    Pintoricchio

    Evelyn March Phillipps

  • Finally, Mr. Berenson, with rare insight proclaimed the conception and the spirit of the picture to be Giorgione's.

    Giorgione

    Herbert Cook

  • Mr. Berenson answers the question thus: "His pictures are the perfect reflex of the Renaissance at its height."

    Giorgione

    Herbert Cook

  • Mr. Berenson calls attention further to the historical significance of this page from contemporary life and manners.


British Dictionary definitions for berenson

Berenson

noun
  1. Bernard 1865–1959, US art historian, born in Lithuania: an authority on art of the Italian Renaissance
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