Aretino



Pietro
[pye-traw] /ˈpyɛ trɔ/ (Show IPA), 1492–1556, Italian satirist and dramatist.
Historical Examples

And there is Aretino seated on a throne, with noble clients laying golden vases at his feet.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

In a letter to Aretino he regrets that he had not come before.
The Venetian School of Painting Evelyn March Phillipps

Aretino’s death in 1556 must have been a great blow to Titian.
Titian Samuel Levy Bensusan

Aretino completed the disengagement of Italian from Latin comedy.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Yet some account may be rendered of what seems to have been Aretino’s method.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Aretino’s point of view is that of the successful adventurer.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

If this was the result of the imitation of Aretino, Nash’s choice of a master was scarcely a fortunate one.
The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton Thomas Nash

Aretino is too powerful and fashionable to be aware of this.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Aretino himself could scarcely have imagined more methods of sprinkling water upon the human body.
The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett Compton Mackenzie

Aretino is an improvvisatore, clever with the pen he uses like a burin.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

noun
Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro). 1492–1556, Italian satirist, poet, and dramatist, noted for his satirical attacks on leading political figures

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