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Giorgione

[jawr-joh-nee; Italian jawr-jaw-ne] /dʒɔrˈdʒoʊ ni; Italian dʒɔrˈdʒɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
(Giorgione de Castelfranco; Giorgio Barbarelli) 1478?–1511, Italian painter.
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  • Moore is delighted with a Titian and Giorgione at the Fitzwilliam.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • The official catalogue of 1903 persists in ascribing it to Giorgione.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • Giorgione would have set them, wild and fragrant, among their leaves, in her hand.

  • We cannot realise what they meant at that period—these new ideas of Giorgione.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • In the work of Giorgione the Renaissance finds its most genuine expression.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Titian had ninety-nine years to live; Giorgione had but thirty-four.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Giorgione seems to have reached the topmost height of art at that period.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • This must have been very shortly after the completion of his work with Giorgione.

    Titian Samuel Levy Bensusan
  • I searched for a Giorgione, but there was not one in Venice.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
British Dictionary definitions for Giorgione

Giorgione

/Italian dʒorˈdʒoːne/
noun
1.
Il. original name Giorgio Barbarelli. ?1478–1511, Italian painter of the Venetian school, who introduced a new unity between figures and landscape
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