Giorgionesque

adjective

Gior·​gio·​nesque
¦jȯrjō¦nesk
: characteristic of or resembling the style of the Italian painter Giorgione Barbarelli
the whole sheet overflows with Giorgionesque motifsArt in America

Word History

Etymology

Italian giorgionesco, from Giorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli) †1511 Venetian painter + Italian -esco -esque

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“Giorgionesque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Giorgionesque. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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