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Tintoretto

[tin-tuh-ret-oh; Italian teen-taw-ret-taw] /ˌtɪn təˈrɛt oʊ; Italian ˌtin tɔˈrɛt tɔ/
noun
1.
Il
[eel] /il/ (Show IPA),
(Jacopo Robusti) 1518–94, Venetian painter.
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  • One no longer marvels at the glory of Tintoretto and Paolo Veronese.

    Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting
  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • A morning with Tintoretto might well be followed by a morning with Carpaccio or Bellini.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • It was a mad dream, born of the sea's roar and Tintoretto's painting.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • Tintoretto worked for the good of mankind, and his work throbs with humanity.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Then, Tintoretto asked himself, Why keep to the old forms and the old ideals?

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Tintoretto painted portraits not only of Venetians, but also of foreign princes.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Young as he was, Tintoretto had all the arrogance of the well-to-do citizen.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
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Tintoretto

/ˌtɪntəˈrɛtəʊ; Italian tintoˈretto/
noun
1.
Il (il). original name Jacopo Robusti. 1518–94, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include Susanna bathing (?1550) and the fresco cycle in the Scuola di San Rocco, Venice (from 1564)
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