noun, plural chi·a·ro·scu·ros.
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This chiaroscuro portrait, intended only to sell underwear, comes alarmingly close to capturing the man.
They all deal with questions of technique, on effects of light and shadow, on the mystery of chiaroscuro.
His colouring is of an amazing softness, depth, and strength; his chiaroscuro is warm and vaporous.
But none of this character is assisted by the colouring, or the chiaroscuro.
And in the Flemish school, Rubens and Vandyke made their designs for the most part either in colours or in chiaroscuro.Seven Discourses on Art|Joshua Reynolds
In the decoration of this Correggio surpassed himself in his mastery of chiaroscuro and the foreshortening of the human figure.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins