of or relating to Siena or its people.
pertaining to or designating the style of painting developed in Siena during the late 13th and 14th centuries, characterized by a use of Byzantine forms and iconography modified by an increased three-dimensional quality, decorative linear rhythms, and harmonious, although sometimes ornamental, color.
noun, plural Sienese.
an inhabitant of Siena.
noun 1. Henryk [hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/ (Show IPA), 1846–1916, Polish novelist: Nobel prize 1905. noun 1. Henryk (ˈxɛnrik). 1846–1916, Polish novelist. His best-known works are Quo Vadis? (1896), set in Nero’s Rome, and the war trilogy With Fire and Sword (1884), The Deluge (1886), and Pan Michael (1888), set in 17th-century Poland: Nobel prize for […]
noun 1. a ferruginous earth used as a yellowish-brown pigment (raw sienna) or, after roasting in a furnace, as a reddish-brown pigment (burnt sienna) 2. the color of such a pigment. noun 1. a natural earth containing ferric oxide used as a yellowish-brown pigment when untreated (raw sienna) or a reddish-brown pigment when roasted (burnt […]
noun 1. Cesare [che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA), 1923–2010, Italian basso.
noun 1. any of a group of calcareous, brownish gray soils based in a carbonate or hardpan layer, found in arid climates.