(pen-tee-MEN-toh) [Italian, from Latin: repentance] In painting, the ghostly reappearance of elements or images that the artist tried to conceal by overpainting.
   See also palimpsest.

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  • pentimento — [pen΄tə men′tō] n. 1. Art the emergence of lines, images, etc. in a painting that become visible as oil paint grows transparent with age, thus revealing the artist s earlier ideas 2. pl. pentimenti [pen΄tə men′tē] any such line, image, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • pentimento — pen·ti·mén·to s.m. CO 1a. sentimento di rimorso o rammarico per aver trasgredito una legge morale o religiosa, cui si accompagna il proponimento di evitare la stessa azione nell avvenire: profondo e sincero pentimento, mostrare, provare… …   Dizionario italiano

  • pentimento —    An underlying image in a painting, as an earlier painting, a part of a painting, or original drawing, that shows through, usually when the top layer of paint has been worn or become transparent with age. These images which were supposed to be… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • pentimento — noun (plural pentimenti) Etymology: Italian, literally, repentance, correction, from pentire to repent, from Latin paenitēre more at penitent Date: 1853 a reappearance in a painting of a design which has been painted over …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pentimento — /pen teuh men toh/, n., pl. pentimenti / tee/. Painting. the presence or emergence of earlier images, forms, or strokes that have been changed and painted over. [1900 05; < It, equiv. to penti(re) to repent ( < L paenitere to regret) + mento… …   Universalium

  • pentimento — {{hw}}{{pentimento}}{{/hw}}s. m. 1 Dolore o rimorso che si prova per ciò che si è o non si è fatto; SIN. Ravvedimento. 2 (fig.) Cambiamento di idee, propositi, opinioni …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • pentimento — pl.m. pentimenti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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