scenography


sce·nog·ra·phy

noun \sē-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of SCENOGRAPHY

:  the art of perspective representation especially as applied to the design and painting of stage scenery
sce·nog·ra·pher \-grə-fər\ noun
sce·no·graph·ic \ˌsē-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

Origin of SCENOGRAPHY

Greek skēnographia painting of scenery, from skēnē + -graphia -graphy
First Known Use: 1645

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