Definition of Leonardesque

1. Adjective. In the manner of Leonardo da Vinci.

Partainyms: Leonardo



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leonardesque

Leo the Lion
Leodensian
Leodensians
Leodiensian
Leodiensians
Leomania
Leon
Leon Battista Alberti
Leon Trotsky
Leona
Leonard
Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bloomfield
Leonard Constant Lambert
Leonard Marx
Leonardesque (current term)
Leonardo
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo number
Leonberg
Leonese
Leonhard Euler
Leonian
Leonians
Leonid
Leonid Brezhnev
Leonid Fyodorovich Myasin
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev
Leonidas

Literary usage of Leonardesque

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1. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1906)
"When the form of some single object is to be given, and its subtleties are to be rendered to the utmost, the Leonardesque manner of drawing is often very ..."

2. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1858)
"When the form of some single object is to be given, and its subtleties are to be rendered to the utmost, the Leonardesque manner of drawing is often very ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"It is strictly characteristic of his work; and has been called Leonardesque. In the strangely beautiful countenance of Monna Lisa it has affected visitors ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"It is strictly characteristic of his work; and has been called Leonardesque. In the strangely beautiful countenance of Monna Lisa it has affected visitors ..."

5. Lectures on Architecture and Painting: Delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853 by John Ruskin, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1856)
"... and you will find that this whole range of landscape may be conveniently classed in three divisions, namely, Giot- tesque, Leonardesque, ..."

6. Lives of Seventy of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Giorgio Vasari (1896)
"Evidently he found in the Gioconda exactly that type which was most sympathetic and interesting to him, for the Lisa is the incarnation of the Leonardesque ..."

7. The Story of Milan by Ella Noyes (1908)
"Bernardino dei Conti painted Madonnas in the Leonardesque manner, ... He may have served as model for some of those Leonardesque drawings of youths with ..."

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