sinopia


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sinopia

(sɪˈnəʊpɪə) or

sinopis

n
(Colours) a reddish pigment derived from iron ore
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Noun1.sinopia - a red ocher formerly used as a pigment
ochre, ocher - any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
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The Sinopia String Quartet will be the guests at Lockerbie and District Music Club's final concert of the season next week.
En una entrevista con Gustavo Guerrero, afirma, asimismo, que Cocuyo "no es una autobiografia, aunque todos los detalles son reales, sino mas bien lo que se llama, en un fresco, la sinopia, la base grafica, el trazo primero y su desmesurada consecuencia en el sentir y el percibir de un nino, de Cocuyo" (5).
His reading of a sketchy crucifixion in the Allegory of Obedience as a sinopia drawing for a fresco in the process of being painting is extraordinary but compelling.
In classical Italian painting culture, a sinopia is the name given to a drawing project made on plaster.
Rebhorn's translation did not have the virtues of accuracy and readability to recommend it, the thorough and extremely useful endnotes would alone justify the addition of this volume to university libraries and the bookshelves of all those--students, scholars, and casual readers alike--whose intellectual curiosity is not satisfied by meager annotations of the sort that address simple questions of time, place, and person without stimulating thought, that give us a blurry-lined sinopia of Boccaccio and his times without allowing us a glimpse of the richer-hued--and so much more rewarding--portrait of Boccaccio's intellectual and philosophical passions.
This is how she shapes her self-portrait, in a somewhat hidden, mysterious way as if following, in her work, the outline of the sinopia (underdrawing).
37) Se trata de un Cristo de tres clavos, situado sobre un fondo de estrellas y circulos esbozados en buril y sinopia.
Fra tutti gli autori delle ultime generazioni, Avati e--assieme a Bertolucci--il piu interessato a lavorare sulla memoria, a ricomporre come in un grande puzzle, una sinopia della storia collettiva italiana, dei gesti quotidiani, dei riti, della mitologia del mercato contadino, proletario e piccolo-borghese lungo il Novecento, delle microtrasformazioni nel corso del tempo.
All funds are managed by Sinopia, the quantitative specialist of HSBC Asset Management.
Morsdorf: una sorta di sinopia da cui modellare la propria opera, poi variamente rifinita (75).
Francois Dossou, who manages the Climate Change fund at HSBC's Sinopia fund arm, said, 'There is increasing evidence of slowing global demand and we see the pressure on the solar cell industry in the short term.
He's dressed informally, drawing freehand and working outdoors, but his meticulous procedure has obvious affinities with those involved in the creation of sinopia, the fresco underdrawings of Renaissance masters.