noun, plural gri·sailles [gri-zahyz, -zeylz; French gree-zah-yuh] /grɪˈzaɪz, -ˈzeɪlz; French griˈzɑ yə/ for 2.
Origin of grisaille
Examples from the Web for grisaille
Historical Examples of grisaille
Little Bible subjects were also painted, mainly in grisaille.
It does not divide itself so obviously into coloured and grisaille.
It has neither the colour of mosaic glass nor the sparkle of grisaille.
Plate 14 is an example of French grisaille in its earlier stage.Palaeography
Grisaille was plentifully used, and Salisbury was famous for it.Stained Glass Tours in England
Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
Word Origin for grisaille
painting technique, 1848, from French grisaille (17c.), from gris "gray" (12c.), from a Germanic source (see ambergris).