Sfumato

Sfumato (lang, oʊ) is one of the four canonical painting modes of the Renaissance (the other three being Cangiante, Chiaroscuro, and Unione). Sfumato comes from the Italian `sfumare`, `to tone down” or `to evaporate like smoke”. The most prominent practitioner of sfumato was Leonardo da Vinci, and his famous painting of the Mona Lisa ex...
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sfumato

(from Italian sfumare, `to tone down,` or `to evaporate like smoke`), in painting or drawing, term designating fine shading that produces soft, ... [5 related articles]
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Sfumato

• (a.) Having vague outlines, and colors and shades so mingled as to give a misty appearance; -- said of a painting.
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Sfumato

Sfu·ma'to adjective [ Italian ] (Paint.) Having vague outlines, and colors and shades so mingled as to give a misty appearance; -- said of a painting.
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Sfumato

Derived from the Italian word for smoked. It is a well-controlled and subtle method for graduation o
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sfumato

In art, having delicate gradations of shadow rather than firm outlines. Sfumato was used to subtle effect by Leonardo da Vinci, for example. ...
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sfumato

In art, having delicate gradations of shadow rather than firm outlines. Sfumato was used to subtle effect by Leonardo da Vinci, for example
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SFUMATO

Italian for "shaded off". Gradual, almost imperceptible transitions of color from light to dark.
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