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Signorelli

[see-nyaw-rel-lee] /si nyɔˈrɛl li/
noun
1.
Luca
[loo-kah] /ˈlu kɑ/ (Show IPA),
c1445–1523, Italian painter.
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  • But Mantegna and Botticelli and Signorelli made him sad, and almost morose.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • Signorelli seemed destined to find nothing but disappointment in Rome.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • Signorelli's character, from all we know of it, seems to have been most upright and generous.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • The portrait of Signorelli in the frontispiece is the half of this painting.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • It is, as I have said, by form rather than colour that Signorelli obtains his best effects.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • Signorelli is, before all, the painter of the dignity of human life.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • Signorelli's pictures, when not frescoed, are invariably painted with oil.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • The paintings get gradually better, as though Signorelli had warmed to his task.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • It is chiefly in detail that the great qualities of Signorelli show themselves.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • Signorelli here has followed very closely the text of the "Inferno."

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
British Dictionary definitions for Signorelli

Signorelli

/Italian siɲɲoˈrɛlli/
noun
1.
Luca (ˈluːka). ?1441–1523, Italian painter, noted for his frescoes
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