Aquarelle



a watercolor.
Printing. a printed picture that has been colored manually by applying watercolor through stencils, each color requiring a different stencil.
Historical Examples

He looked out between whiles at the pleasant English land, an April aquarelle washed in with wondrous breadth.
Some Short Stories Henry James

A summer day’s dinner is to the full banquet of mid-winter what a light ‘aquarelle’ is to an oil picture.
Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever

He recognised it instantly from the aquarelle that is in the dining-room at home.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington

aquarelle, ak-wa-rel′, n. water-colour painting, or a painting in water-colours.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

This aquarelle was purchased for one hundred francs by the Society of Friends of Art.
Meissonier
Henri Barbusse

noun
a method of watercolour painting in transparent washes
a painting done in this way
n.

1855, from French aquarelle (18c.), from Italian acquerella “water-color,” diminutive of acqua, from Latin aqua “water” (see aqua-).

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