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[tin-tuh-ret-oh; Italian teen-taw-ret-taw] /ˌtɪn təˈrɛt oʊ; Italian ˌtin tɔˈrɛt tɔ/
[eel] /il/ (Show IPA),
(Jacopo Robusti) 1518–94, Venetian painter. Unabridged
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  • Tintoretto has here dealt with the story of the saint in his most unequal fashion.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • Tintoretto painted, according to the popular feeling of his period, for the good of mankind.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • Tintoretto worked for the good of mankind, and his work throbs with humanity.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • The restlessness of Correggio, the violent attitudinising of Tintoretto, belong alike to another and less noble spirit.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • Then, Tintoretto asked himself, Why keep to the old forms and the old ideals?

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • The whole scheme has been worked out in detail in my book on “Tintoretto.”

    The Venetian School of Painting Evelyn March Phillipps
  • Young as he was, Tintoretto had all the arrogance of the well-to-do citizen.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
British Dictionary definitions for Tintoretto


/ˌtɪntəˈrɛtəʊ; Italian tintoˈretto/
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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