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Cavallini

noun
  1. Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro). ?1250–?1330, Italian fresco painter and mosaicist. His works include the mosaics of the Life of the Virgin in Santa Maria, Trastevere, Rome
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Examples from the Web for cavallini

Historical Examples

  • Cavallini, so named from the horses heads on the scutcheons.

    Venice and its Story

    Thomas Okey

  • The portico contains two frescoes of the Annunciation, one of them ascribed to Cavallini.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • As the curtain falls on the brief prologue, the aged Bishop is telling his grandson the story of his love for the Cavallini.

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker