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  • jewel — jewellike, adj. /jooh euhl/, n., v., jeweled, jeweling or (esp. Brit.) jewelled, jewelling. n. 1. a cut and polished precious stone; gem. 2. a fashioned ornament for personal adornment, esp. of a precious metal set with gems. 3. a precious… …   Universalium

  • painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …   Universalium

  • jewel — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English juel, from Anglo French, diminutive of ju, jeu game, play, from Latin jocus game, joke more at joke Date: 13th century 1. an ornament of precious metal often set with stones or decorated… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • glassware — /glas wair , glahs /, n. articles of glass, esp. drinking glasses. [1705 15; GLASS + WARE1] * * * Introduction       any decorative article made of glass, often designed for everyday use. From very early times glass has been used for various… …   Universalium

  • jewelry — /jooh euhl ree/, n. 1. articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment. 2. any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • Christus, Petrus — born с 1420, Baerle, Brabant died 1472/73, Bruges Flemish painter. He is documented as working in Bruges (1444), where he was influenced by the work of Jan van Eyck. Christus is known for his sensitive portraits, but his most important… …   Universalium

  • Dou, Gerrit — or Gerard Dou born April 7, 1613, Leiden, Neth. died Feb. 9, 1675, Leiden Dutch painter. From 1628 to 1631 he studied with Rembrandt, adopting his subject matter, careful draftsmanship, and dramatic treatment of light and shadow. When Rembrandt… …   Universalium

  • Novgorod school — Important school of Russian medieval icon and mural painting that flourished around Novgorod in the 12th–16th centuries. Novgorod, Russia s cultural centre in the 13th–14th centuries, when most of the rest of the country was occupied by the… …   Universalium

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