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Meaning of "pentimenti" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PENTIMENTI

pentimenti  [ˌpɛntɪˈmɛntiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PENTIMENTI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pentimenti is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PENTIMENTI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pentimenti

Pentimento

A pentimento is an alteration in a painting, evidenced by traces of previous work, showing that the artist has changed his or her mind as to the composition during the process of painting. The word is Italian for repentance, from the verb pentirsi, meaning to repent.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PENTIMENTI


affrontee
əˈfrʌntiː
antae
ˈæntiː
conoscente
ˌkɒnəʊˈʃɛntiː
DT
ˌdiːˈtiː
EET
ˌiːiːˈtiː
graffiti
ɡræˈfiːtiː
guarantee
ˌɡærənˈtiː
LGBT
ˈɛlˈdʒiːˈbiːˈtiː
literati
ˌlɪtəˈrɑːtiː
parti
ˈpɑːtiː
placentae
pləˈsɛntiː
pointille
ˈpwæntiː
sente
ˈsɛntiː
shanti
ˈʃɑːntiː
te
tiː
tea
tiː
tee
tiː
ti
tiː
titi
ˈtiːtiː
trustee
trʌˈstiː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PENTIMENTI

pentene
penteteric
penthemimer
penthemimeral
Penthesilea
Penthesileia
Pentheus
penthouse
pentice
pentimento
pentiti
pentito
Pentland Firth
pentlandite
pentobarbital
pentobarbital sodium
pentobarbitone
pentode
pentomic
pentosan

WORDS THAT END LIKE PENTIMENTI

aggiornamenti
anti
Ashanti
avanti
Cavalcanti
chianti
cognoscenti
conoscenti
dementi
dilettanti
divertimenti
Girgenti
inti
meranti
portamenti
rifacimenti
senti
tanti
Visconti
Ypsilanti

Synonyms and antonyms of pentimenti in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pentimenti» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PENTIMENTI

Find out the translation of pentimenti to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pentimenti from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pentimenti» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

pentimenti
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pentimenti
570 millions of speakers

English

pentimenti
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pentimenti
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pentimenti
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pentimenti
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pentimenti
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pentimenti
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

repentirs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pentimenti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pentimenti
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pentimentoの複数形
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pentimenti
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pentem
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pentimenti
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pentimenti
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेन्तिमेंटि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pentimenti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pentimenti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pentimenti
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pentimenti
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentimenti
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pentimenti
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pentimenti
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pentimenti
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pentimenti
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pentimenti

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PENTIMENTI»

The term «pentimenti» is normally little used and occupies the 130.698 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PENTIMENTI» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pentimenti

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PENTIMENTI»

Discover the use of pentimenti in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pentimenti and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art ...
Pentimenti are signs of reworked areas in the paint layer (Figs. 1 1o, 111,1 15, 120), places where the artist covers original paintwork with a revision. Art historians find pentimenti interesting for several reasons: they demonstrate that the artist ...
Andrea Kirsh, Rustin S. Levenson, 2000
2
The A to Z of Renaissance Art
Pentimenti are invaluable for the art historian in that they reveal the act of creation. These can be observed with the naked eye as the surface layers of paint begin to fade, or through x-rays. A painting where the pentimenti provide a wealth of ...
Lilian H. Zirpolo, 2009
3
The Best of It: New and Selected Poems
Pentimenti of an earlier position of the arm may be seen.” —Frick Museum It's not simply that the top image wears off or goes translucent; things underneath come back up, having enjoyed the advantages of rest. That's the hardest part to bear, ...
Kay Ryan, 2010
4
Light:Its Interaction with Art and Antiquities
As A17 decreases, less light is scattered at the pigment-oil interface and the opacity of the paint layer decreases. White pigments and colored pigments desaturated with white pigment may show pentimenti because these pigments absorb little ...
Thomas B. Brill, 1980
5
Rembrandt: The Painter at Work
Differences between the shapes visible in X rays compared to what is seen in the painted image usually are interpreted as so-called pentimenti, i.e. changes during the work, For implications of that term, see p. i65. It is clear from the examples ...
Ernst van de Wetering, 1997
6
Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966
3 Jan Butterfield, "Pentimenti: Seeing and Then Seeing Again” in Resource/ Response/ Reservoir— Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings 1848-1983, exh. brochure (San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 1983), n.p. 4 From ...
Timothy Anglin Burgard, Steven Nash, Steven A. Nash, 2013
7
2010 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market
Website: www.pentimenti.com. Director: Christine Pfister. Commercial gallery. Estab. 1992. Represents 20-30 emerging, mid-career and established artists. Sponsors 7-9 exhibits/ year. Average display time: 4-6 weeks. Open all year ...
Editors of Writer's Digest Books, 2009
8
2011 Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market
Submissions Please review our guidelines in our website at http://www. pentimenti.com. PETERS VALLEY CRAFT EDUCATION CENTER 19 KuhnRd., LaytonNJ 07851. (973)948-5200. Fax: Receive a FREE downloadable issue of The Artist's ...
Mary Burzlaff Bostic, 2010
9
The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal: Volume 19, 1991
In the blue cloth covering the woman's knees an underlayer in a red—brown color can be perceived. In Hendrick ter Brugghen's oeuvre, pentimenti can be observed in many paintings.7 Usually the changes modify the composition, slightly ...
The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1993
10
Historical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture
404 - PENTIMENTI calendar, Pentecost falls on the 50th day after Easter Sunday and commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles, as described in chapter two of the biblical Book of Acts. According to this source, the  ...
Lilian H. Zirpolo, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PENTIMENTI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pentimenti is used in the context of the following news items.
1
6 things to do this weekend
Organized by Port Moody's Kimberly Blackstock, the show is called Double Life and features the works of the artist co-op known as Pentimenti. «Tri-Cities Now, Jul 15»
2
Andrea del Sarto, Master Renaissance Draftsman
The latter is notable for its pentimenti, meaning that some of the pigments have become transparent over time, revealing various alterations in ... «Easy Reader, Jul 15»
3
Sharks and Snarks: A Bland Cuban Documentary and Unfunny Noir …
(The pentimenti of Howard Hawks' The Big Sleep and Orson Welles' Touch of Evil are particularly prominent.) Michael Kenneth Williams (who ... «Reason, Jul 15»
4
"Katie Rose Pipkin: picking figs in the garden while my world eats …
... lines around a masterwork drawing, the numerous pentimenti found in historical painting, and the accidental discoveries in song and writing, ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
5
In the galleries: Art picks for June
Fourteen Pentimenti Gallery (145 N. 2nd St.) represented artists show works on paper, paintings and sculpture from the visual representation of ... «Philly.com, Jun 15»
6
Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens George Caleb Bingham …
Using infrared reflectography, conservators at the Metropolitan and elsewhere have been able to identify numerous pentimenti (changes the ... «Broadway World, May 15»
7
Graphene scanner permits art pigments to be distinguished
It could also magnify the visualization of pentimenti or discover underlying works. What are likely outputs at the end of the project and next steps ... «Optics.org, May 15»
8
Tom Burckhardt's Arrival
While one sees the evidence of earlier stages peeking through many of his paintings, Burckhardt doesn't fetishize his pentimenti. He isn't trying ... «Hyperallergic, May 15»
9
H. Peter Kahn Retrospective at the Ink Shop
Ghost Ranch is particularly striking with its dry muted colors and phantom-like pentimenti. Hanging over the staircase, by the CSMA's front ... «ithaca.com, May 15»
10
Art Review: New paintings, prints by Garry Mitchell and Henry …
And, O, the pentimenti! You may find yourself with your eye right up next to Mitchell's surface, looking across it to let the raking light reveal the ... «Press Herald, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pentimenti [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pentimenti>. Jan 2023 ».
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