Definition of putto in English:
noun (plural putti /-ti/)
A representation of a naked child, especially a cherub or a cupid in Renaissance art.
- Among the various bits and pieces we see in this corner are plaster casts of the heads and tiny wings of two putti or cupids.
- Between two relief sculptures of putti sit a Raphael drawing and a Netherlandish portrait of a man.
- At the top of this painting, three putti hover over the scene.
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