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polychromy

Saltos de línea: poly|chromy
Pronunciación: /ˈpɒlɪkrəʊmi
 
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Definición de polychromy en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The art of painting in several colours, especially as applied to ancient pottery, sculpture, and architecture: as a sculptor he experimented with polychromy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Cennini's treatise describes methods for polychromy which can be recognized in surviving medieval polychromed sculpture, and generally its function was to add naturalistic colour to sculptures.
  • Notable are three heads, finely carved and preserving traces of their original polychromy, found in the great sanctuary of Serapis, the dynastic patron deity, at Memphis.
  • From twelfth-century Auvergne comes a powerful Enthroned Virgin and Child, carved in walnut and with traces of what may well be original polychromy, on show courtesy of Paris dealer Bresset.

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