Putti


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Putti

Chubby, usually naked infants represented in decorative sculpture or painting; used in Renaissance architecture and classical derivatives.

putto

putto
In Renaissance architecture and derivatives, a decorative sculpture or painting representing a chubby, usually naked infant.
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Fini, "Past and present ofinterposition arthroplasties for joint repair with special tribute to the contribution by Vittorio Putti," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.
Murillo, by contrast, surrounded his Virgin Mary with putti, or childlike, near-naked angels in his work (circa 1670), from the collection of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo.
Flanking the title banner, two putti hold a zodiacal ring illuminated by a central Sun, with the off-center Earth attached to the zodiac.
Inspired by the famous Italian putti painted by the Renaissance artist Raphael, My Loving Angel is a large sculpture A modeled with great naturalism.
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to an putti b f d They are reluctant to sell to a Premier League rival and with only Chelsea so far putting in a bid, Rooney may be faced with the prospect of having no club to go to, even if he does submit a transfer request.
The fluted three-legged pot is decorated with silver reliefs, including "putti" - cherub-like figures - holding coffee bush branches, a lion's mask, shells and foliage.
It also features strigilated panels, torch-bearing putti and mythical creature carvings.
Putti succeeded Codivilla as director of the Rizzoli Institute of Bologna, in 1912, and continued his work on limb lengthening.
Most of the remaining essays consider the theme in specific works of art, including Donatello's Chellini Madonna, Fran Angelico's altarpiece for Il Tempio, Leonardo's Uffizi Annunciation, and the ubiquitous Renaissance cloud putti. The volume is illustrated in b&w.