Gesso duro
Gesso duro Ges"so du"ro [It., hard plaster.] A variety of gesso which when dried becomes hard and durable, often used in making bas-relief casts, which are colored and mounted in elaborate frames. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • gesso — /jes oh/, n., pl. gessoes. 1. gypsum or plaster of Paris prepared with glue for use as a surface for painting. 2. any plasterlike preparation to prepare a surface for painting, gilding, etc. 3. a prepared surface of plaster or plasterlike… …   Universalium

  • painting — /payn ting/, n. 1. a picture or design executed in paints. 2. the act, art, or work of a person who paints. 3. the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting. 4. an instance of covering a surface… …   Universalium

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  • colore — s. m. 1. tinta, colorazione, pigmento, tono □ (fig.) vivacità, brio, sapore (fig.) 2. colorante, tintura, inverniciatura, patina 3. colorito, carnagione, incarnato, cera 4. (fig.) aspetto, apparenza, parvenza, sembia …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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