Tondo

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tondo

 

a circular painting or relief. Often the term “tondo” is used to describe only the circular representations of the Madonna and Child characteristic of Italian Renaissance art of the Florentine school from the mid-15th to the early 16th century.

REFERENCE

Hauptmann, M. Der Tondo. Frankfurt am Main, 1936.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

tondo

A circular plaque or medallion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.