cancellaresca

can·cel·la·re·sca

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  • cancellaresca — noun see cancellaresca corsiva …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancellaresca corsiva — (ˌ)känˌcheləˈreskə(ˌ)kȯrˈsēvə noun also cancellaresca Etymology: cancellaresca corsiva, modification of Italian cancelleresca corsiva cursive cancellaresca; cancellaresca, modification of Italian cancelleresca, probably short for lettera… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancellaresca corsiva — ▪ calligraphy also called  cancellaresca,  littera da brevi , or  chancery cursive   in calligraphy, script that in the 16th century became the vehicle of the New Learning throughout Christendom. It developed during the preceding century out of… …   Universalium

  • calligraphy — calligrapher, calligraphist, n. calligraphic /kal i graf ik/, calligraphical, adj. calligraphically, adv. /keuh lig reuh fee/, n. 1. fancy penmanship, esp. highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the… …   Universalium

  • typography — /tuy pog reuh fee/, n. 1. the art or process of printing with type. 2. the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them. 3. the general character or appearance of printed matter. [1635 45; < NL typographia, equiv. to Gk týpo(s)… …   Universalium

  • Vicentino —   [vitʃen ],    1) Don Nicola, italienischer Komponist und Musiktheoretiker, * Vicenza 1511, ✝ Mailand 1576; war Schüler von A. Willaert, wirkte um 1540 längere Zeit in Ferrara, ab 1549 in Rom im Dienst des Kardinals Ippolito II. d Este, 1563 65… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • List of type designers — A type designer is a person who designs typefaces. Some type designers are employed by type foundries, or operate them. Others work independently. A partial list of type designers follows by country, with a signature typeface or two for… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilfrid Jasper Walter Blunt — (1901–1987) was an art teacher, author, artist and curator of the Watts Gallery at Compton, Surrey. He taught art at Haileybury College and Eton College and helped to start a revolution in the hand writing of British school children, using the… …   Wikipedia

  • Belle écriture — Calligraphie La calligraphie est, étymologiquement, l art de bien former les caractères d écriture. Ce mot provient des radicaux grecs κάλος / kálos (« beau ») et γράφειν / gráphein (« écrire »). Presque toutes les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caligraphie — Calligraphie La calligraphie est, étymologiquement, l art de bien former les caractères d écriture. Ce mot provient des radicaux grecs κάλος / kálos (« beau ») et γράφειν / gráphein (« écrire »). Presque toutes les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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