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 (ăk′wə-rĕl′, ä′kwə-)
A painting done in transparent watercolors.

[French, from obsolete Italian acquarella, water color, diminutive of acqua, water, from Latin aqua; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.]

aq′ua·rel′list n.


1. (Art Terms) a method of watercolour painting in transparent washes
2. (Art Terms) a painting done in this way
[C19: from French]
ˌaquaˈrellist n


(ˌæk wəˈrɛl, ˌɑ kwə-)

a drawing using transparent watercolors.
[1865–70; < French < Italian acquarella (now obsolete) watercolor < Latin aquār(ius) of water (see aquarium) + Italian -ella -elle]
aq`ua•rel′list, n.
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Maudit aquarelle cartoon, "Cooptation 101, part of myseries , Entartete Kunst.
Among the stars of the festival will be singers from Welsh National Opera with the festival community chorus, vocal group VOCES8, Italian pianist Federico Colli, early music group Red Priest, composer Robat Arwyn, tenor Rhys Meirion, Ensemble Cymru, violinist Ye-Eun Choi and the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
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En effet, l'institution presente, a chaque saison culturelle, une belle aquarelle de thematiques musicales, theatrales, lyriques, choregraphiques et plastiques, realisant des taux de remplissage record par des publics de plus en plus varies et de plus en plus exigeants.
also like drawing with charcoal and 'sketching' with aquarelle
C'est done la dimension rhetorique qui a retenu mon attention dans toutes les representations selectionnees, dont la premiere que j'aborderai (corpus 1) est une aquarelle peinte par Lagace pour le char 25 du defile de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste de 1927.
In Von Caspar David Friedrich bis Adolph Menzel: Aquarelle tmd Zeichnungen der Romantik aus der Nationalgalerie Berlin/DDR, edited by Gottfried Riemann and Klaus Albrecht Schroder, 27-36.
AQUARELLE A Type of sea anemone B Method of etching on copper C Water-colour painting who am I?