[ see-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ siˈnɒg rə fi /
the art of representing objects in accordance with the rules of perspective.
scene painting (used especially with reference to ancient Greece).
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Origin of scenography
OTHER WORDS FROM scenographysce·nog·raph·er, nounsce·no·graph·ic [see-nuh-graf-ik, sen-uh-], /ˌsi nəˈgræf ɪk, ˌsɛn ə-/, sce·no·graph·i·cal, adjectivesce·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby scenography
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Example sentences from the Web for scenography
Costumes and scenography are very detailed and I like the way some characters look.Inside the Obsessive Fantasy World of ‘Game of Thrones’ Cosplay|Amy Zimmerman|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The important advance indicated by Agatharchos in scenography was made in the painting of figures by Apollodoros of Athens.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
British Dictionary definitions for scenography
/ (siːˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /
the art of portraying objects or scenes in perspective
scene painting, esp in ancient Greece
Derived forms of scenographyscenographer, nounscenographic (ˌsiːnəʊˈɡræfɪk) or scenographical, adjectivescenographically, adverb
Word Origin for scenography
C17: via Latin from Greek skēnographia a drawing in perspective, from skēnē scene
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