disattribution

disattribution

(dɪsˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən)
n
(Art Terms) an act or process of invalidating the attribution of something, for example of a work of art to a particular artist
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While not every work by Vivaldi is discussed, the earlier listings of works by group serve to populate Register entries for the vast majority of compositions (some RV numbers are now vacant because of disattribution).
(1) Renaissance and particularly Shakespearean studies is the laboratory in which both new and traditional methods of attribution and disattribution are energetically put to the test.
But when Petrarch concedes that medicine is more necessary than poetry, he accompanies this concession with strenuous disattributions of capacity to intervene.(15) He dismisses the doctors as "spectators" (III, 5, 98); like the dialecticians, they are rich in tedium, poor in remedies (V, 3, 167).(16) Here, of course, Petrarch can draw on Christian as well as classical sources for this disattribution; he will ascribe cure or health to Providence, not the physician (XV, 14, 594-5; XVI, 3, 613-4).