Complete Definition of "sfumato"

English
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Etymology
It. sfumato, 'shaded, tone down|toned down' (1909)

Noun
sfumato

  1. In painting, the application of subtle layers of translucent paint so that there is no visible transition between colors, tones and often objects.

See also
sfumatura
atmospheric perspective

Italian
Verb
it-pp|sfumat

  1. past participle of sfumare

Adjective
it-adj|sfumat

  1. shaded
  2. hazy
  3. disappeared

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