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gesso

1. a white ground of plaster and size, used esp in the Middle Ages and Renaissance to prepare panels or canvas for painting or gilding
2. any white substance, esp plaster of Paris, that forms a ground when mixed with water

Gesso

A mixture of gypsum plaster, glue, and whiting; applied as a base coat for decorative painting.

gesso

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(materials)
A material made from chalk and gelatin or casein glue; painted on panels to furnish a surface for tempera work or for polymer-based paints.

gesso

A mixture of gypsum plaster, glue, and whiting; applied as a base coat for decorative painting.
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1961), silkscreen ink, Marshall's photo oil, oil paint, and gesso on wood, 82.
Quaytman, Point de Gaze, Chapter 23, 2011, silk-screen Ink and gesso on wood, 40 x 24%".
The procedural dynamic operative in the pictorial work is horizontal: the gesso support is placed flat on the ground or on a low table, and it is this orientation that is most conducive to the infinitely delicate and arduous task of making indent marks with goldsmiths' tools or of embedding gold or copper wires on the immaculate surface.
Em virtude da caracteristica multifragmentar em cunhada fratura, optou-se pela imobilizacao com pinos transversais, associada a imobilizacao externa com gesso sintetico e aplicacao local dePRP no foco de fratura.
Na cultura do arroz de terras altas os dados sobre aplicacao de gesso ainda sao escassos e podem ser dependentes das caracteristicas quimicas do solo em profundidade e da cultivar utilizada.
Os pontos nos modelos em gesso foram marcados com lapiseira de ponta 0,3 mm e as distancias lineares mensuradas por meio de paquimetro digital [18] (Digimatic, serie 500, Mitutoyo, Japao, com aproximacao de 0,01 mm), por uma mesma examinadora devidamente treinada (MCSM).
set of Regency 1810 Quartetto tables PS2,000/PS3,000, Louis XV1 style walnut Duchesse Brise, numerous mirrors including George I gilded Gesso mirror PS1,500/PS2,000, tobacco jars, iron and lead.
The newly acquired table will be displayed in Anne Boulton's sitting room at Soho House along with a carved wood and gilt gesso pier glass c1795 which Birmingham Museums have bought as part of the same acquisition.
Gesso Esta minha estatuazinha de gesso, quando nova -O gesso muito banco, as linhas muito puras, Mal sugeria a imagem de vida (Embora a figura chorasse).