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disegno

[ dee-se-nyaw ]
/ diˈsɛ nyɔ /
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noun Italian.
drawing or design: a term used during the 16th and 17th centuries to designate the formal discipline required for the representation of the ideal form of an object in the visual arts, especially as expressed in the linear structure of a work of art.
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How to use disegno in a sentence

  • Disegno interiore ed esteriore; concetti intellettivi e formativi; sostanze sostanziali, forme formali.

  • Ammanati wrote an abject apology to the Accademia del Disegno for the very frank nudity of his statues.

    Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Estimata molto da gli artefici questa opera: la quale per invenzione è rara, e per disegno maravigliosa.

    Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
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