pentimento

noun
pen·ti·men·to | \ˌpen-tə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō \
plural pentimenti\-(ˌ)tē \

Definition of pentimento 

: a reappearance in a painting of an original drawn or painted element which was eventually painted over by the artist

First Known Use of pentimento

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pentimento

Italian, literally, repentance, correction, from pentire to repent, from Latin paenitēre — more at penitent

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