[tin-tuh-ret-oh; Italian teen-taw-ret-taw]
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Examples from the Web for tintoretto

Contemporary Examples of tintoretto

  • I want to say something obscure to make me look smart, like a Tintoretto painting.

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    Noah Charney

    May 29, 2013

  • Some years later, though, he did concede that, compared to fresh art horrors coming to his attention, “Christo is Tintoretto.”

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    Remembering Jeanne-Claude

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    November 26, 2009

Historical Examples of tintoretto

  • One no longer marvels at the glory of Tintoretto and Paolo Veronese.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1.

    Jennie Ellis Keysor

  • It was a mad dream, born of the sea's roar and Tintoretto's painting.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds

  • A morning with Tintoretto might well be followed by a morning with Carpaccio or Bellini.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds

  • Tintoretto worked for the good of mankind, and his work throbs with humanity.


    Dorothy Menpes

British Dictionary definitions for tintoretto


  1. Il (il). original name Jacopo Robusti. 1518–94, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include Susanna bathing (?1550) and the fresco cycle in the Scuola di San Rocco, Venice (from 1564)
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