Sienese

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sienese si-e-nēz′ pertaining to Siena, or Sienna, in central Italy, or its school of painting in the 13th and 14th centuries.
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Usage

In literature:

The Sienese discover that the world accounts them lunatics.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
But Donatello's personality was not affected by the Sienese artists.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
Sienese boys smoke cheap cigarettes, and the older men get black Tuscan cigars, but this was different.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
There is consolation, however, for most mortal sorrows, and the Brownings found it in their intense interest in Sienese art.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
Baldassari, on Sienese fossils, 39.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The Sienese took his words ill, and dismissed him on the spot.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
The year 1555 at length arrived, when Cosmo I. deprived the Sienese of their long defended liberty.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Of Alessandro Casolani, who belongs to this master, we spoke in the Sienese School.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Above his head was a painted ceiling, a battle scene, mellow with age, with the slightly artificial splendour of the early Sienese School.
"The Man with the Double Heart" by Muriel Hine
After Charles's victory over Conradin in 1268 the Florentines defeated the Sienese (1269) and made frequent raids into Pisan territory.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
Folgore da San Gemignano's pleasure-seeking Company was Sienese.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
These are two painters of the Sienese school, whose career and art-work have been much mis-stated till late years.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
Depending from the gryphons is the great chain and bar which were captured from the Sienese.
"Cathedral Cities of Italy" by William Wiehe Collins
But their total achievement, in conjunction with the Sienese, was of heroic magnitude.
"The Story of Florence" by Edmund G. Gardner
The citadel was built in 1311 by the Sienese.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
These painters seem to have been influenced by the contemporary masters of the Sienese school.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
Just come for a moment to the Palazzo Municipio, and I'll show you some pictures that will make you envy the Sienese.
"Irma in Italy" by Helen Leah Reed
In 1253 and 1260 there are some commercial letters of other Sienese.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 8" by Various
The second period of Sienese art opens with the sixteenth century, and the works of Giacomo Pacchiarotto, or Pacchiarotti.
"The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3)" by Henry Fuseli
Bigio, Marco, a Sienese, flourished about 1530.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
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In poetry:

And there is another thing he has in mind
like a grave Sienese face a thousand years
would fail to blur the still profiled reproach of. Ghastly,
with open eyes, he attends, blind.
All the bells say: too late. This is not for tears;
thinking.
"Dream Song 29: There sat down, once, a thing" by John Berryman

In news:

Rossi's specialty is meat: His scottiglia (a Sunday farmers' stew made with chicken, pork, beef and a hint of tomatoes) and his pigeon with Sienese tarragon and hand-cured salumi are sensational – Where to Go Next: Tuscany.
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