Refers to a technique in painting, drawing, mosaics, or other media in which depicted drapery is modeled using two contrasting colors, rather than darker and lighter tones of the same color, to create an effect that simulates shot or cangiante textiles.

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November 30, 1999

Synonyms and Translations

  • cangiante
  • cangiantismo
  • tornasol