bozzetto

noun boz·zet·to \bətˈset(ˌ)ō, bəˈze-\

Definition of bozzetto

plural

bozzetti

\-et(ˌ)ē\
  1. :  a small rough clay study for a larger sculpture —used especially of baroque sculpture

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Origin and Etymology of bozzetto

Italian, diminutive of bozzo sketch, rough stone, alteration of bozza, literally, swelling — more at 1boss


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