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Meaning of GRISAILLE

Pronunciation:  gri'zI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of gray imitating the effect of relief
 

GRISAILLE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: chiaroscuro

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gri"saille`\, n. [F., from gris gray.]
1. (Fine Arts) Decorative painting in gray monochrome; --
   used in English especially for painted glass.

2. A kind of French fancy dress goods. --Knight.

 

 

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