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ébauche Line breaks: ébauche
Pronunciation: /eɪˈbəʊʃ/

Definition of ébauche in English:


A rough or unfinished drawing or painting; a sketch.
Example sentences
  • The book includes oil sketches and ebauches by the Barbizon School.
  • "Arnault Officer" is more of a sketch than a true ebauche.
  • Several of his late ebauches, or sketches, predate in their impetuous composition and stark colour the work of the Fauve painters.



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