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Meaning of IMPASTO

Pronunciation:  im'pastow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  painting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visible
 

IMPASTO is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: painting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*pas"to\, n. [It. See {Impaste}.] (Paint.)
The thickness of the layer or body of pigment applied by the
painter to his canvas with especial reference to the
juxtaposition of different colors and tints in forming a
harmonious whole. --Fairholt.

 

 

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