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: the finishing coat of fine plaster in fresco painting compare arriccio

Word History


Italian, from intonacare to coat with plaster, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin intunicare, from Latin in- in- entry 2 + tunica tunic, coating

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“Intonaco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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