noun, plural put·ti [poo-tee; Italian poot-tee]. /ˈpu ti; Italian ˈput ti/. Fine Arts.
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Origin of putto
Example sentences from the Web for putto
The paradox of the pulpits consists in the frieze of putti above the reliefs: putti who dance, play, romp, and run about.Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
A marble doorway surrounded by two putti bearing a shield, leads to the Hall of Saints.Pintoricchio|Evelyn March Phillipps
Round the upper frieze are putti hunting, bearing garlands, &c.
Within is a frieze of putti bearing garlands, with shell-head niches and channelled pilasters below.
With four putti climbing over a circular balcony, seen in steep perspective, and covered with beautiful vine leaves and flowers.Giorgione|Herbert Cook