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bambocciata

[ Italian bahm-bawt-chah-tah ]
/ Italian ˌbɑm bɔtˈtʃɑ tɑ /
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noun, plural bam·boc·cia·te [Italian bahm-bawt-chah-te]. /Italian ˌbɑm bɔtˈtʃɑ tɛ/.

a genre painting of usually small size produced in Rome in the 17th century.

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Origin of bambocciata

<Italian, equivalent to Bambocci(o) a nickname of the Dutch painter Pieter van Laer (1592–1645), who popularized such paintings in Rome + -ata-ade1
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