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n. pl. put·ti (-tē)
A representation of a small child, often naked and having wings, used especially in the art of the European Renaissance.

[Italian, boy, from Vulgar Latin *puttus, from Latin putus; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Art Terms) a representation of a small boy, a cherub or cupid, esp in baroque painting or sculpture. See also amoretto
[from Italian, from Latin putus boy]
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(ˈpu toʊ)

n., pl. -ti (-tē).
a representation of a cherubic infant, often shown winged.
[1635–45; < Italian: literally, boy < Latin putus]
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(or amorino) A figure of a small child or cherub.
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It is not that I am without the wish; but you know how impossible my father would deem it that James should putto for such a purpose."
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What does it mean?" Here is an image of an old man cutting off the wings of a putto. What kind of cruelty is this?
The Sorrowful Putto of Prague is a Czech-language book set to be published this month, inspired by James' love of the Eastern European country.
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1771; the levitating putto in L'amour folie (Love as Folly), ca.
stood up and gave his life for freedom and democracy and symbolized the collective consciousness of the Filipino people who realized that the tyranny should be putto an end.
So I continued: "Indeed, there are only three paintings, as far as I know, with 'grapes' in the title: two of them are from Annibale Carraci's Panels For A Musical Instrument and are called Putto Gathering Grapes and Silenus Gathering Grapes, and the third is by an unknown Spanish artist, probably of the 19th century, and is called A Man And A Child Eating Grapes, though I must say the grapes look more like olives to me and are definitely far from beautiful."
The putto bought for me by my father outside Stoke on Trent is a figure in a work of art depicted as a chubby male child, usually nude and sometimes winged.
It represents the third book Dempsey has offered on the general subject of the relationship between vernacular culture and art in Renaissance Italy, completing the cycle begun by The Portrayal of Love: Botticelli's 'Primavera' and Humanist Culture at the Time of Lorenzo the Magnificent (1992) and Inventing the Renaissance Putto (2001).
According to sources close to the development, the PMO mentioned that this price determining procedure would be putto fruition based on the Production Sharing Contract (PSC).