Gesso duro

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gesso duro A variety of gesso which when dried becomes hard and durable, often used in making bas-relief casts, which are colored and mounted in elaborate frames.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It., hard plaster

Usage

In literature:

These old processes are modelling in Stucco-duro and Gesso.
"Arts and Crafts Essays" by Various
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