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conte

 (kôNt)
n. pl. contes (kôNt)
1. A short story or novella.
2. A medieval narrative tale.

[French, from Old French conter, to relate, recount; see count1.]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a tale or short story, esp of adventure

Conté

(ˈkɒnteɪ; French kɔ̃te)
n
(Art Terms) trademark a hard crayon used by artists, etc, made of clay and graphite and often coloured a reddish-brown. Also called: conté-crayon
[C19: named after N.J. Conté, 18th-century French chemist]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n.
tale; fable.
[< French, Old French: orig., reckoning, count]
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Lala's drawings of conte crayon bring attention to the atmosphere around a body, rather than a rigid treatment of the body as perfect specimen.
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A class highlight is “Sketchbook Studio,” a beginners drawing class covering basic techniques in a studio environment where students work more independently to create still lifes, figure drawings, and utilize the art from current exhibits while exploring a variety of media such as conte crayon and pencil.
The pastel and conte crayon on paper being sold at Sotheby's shows the early development of Freud's draughtsmanship later evident in his unflinching nudes.
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