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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Sarebbero cosi da allargare ulteriormente quei confini entro cui si contiene la prima produzione giovanile sinisgalliana: la "preistoria" non e dunque categoria applicabile esclusivamente agli esordi poetici; piuttosto essa appare utile a radunare anche altre precoci forme di espressione ed intervento, tra cui il pezzo di cui si da notizia all'amico Bonelli, (6) Per l'esibita e raffinata texture letteraria, la tempestiva replica scopre tutte le promesse della formazione sinisgalliana, che gia negli anni dell'adolescenza addensa letture ricercate, attitudini connettive e fermi propositi di incisivita espressiva, pur tuttavia lasciando visibile la sinopia classicistica degli studi scolastici.
TUESDAY Add another string to your bow..by seeing the Sinopia String Quartet, at Stromness Town Hall, 2-10 Church Road, Stromness, on Orkney.
That is also why I like the Mino da Fiesole terracotta bozzetto, and the sinopia [under-drawings] of frescoes that I have restored in the building that will be my new headquarters.'
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.
Based on the information leaked, the statements made and analyses written, I think the preliminary argument reached in Lausanne can best be described as a "sinopia" project.
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).
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.
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