from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In painting, a grotesque scene from common life, as rustic games, a village festival, rollicking peasants drinking and smoking, and kindred subjects.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Paint.) A representation of a grotesque scene from common or rustic life.
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- noun A
paintingdepicting a grotesquescene from common or rusticlife.
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Italian bambocciata, from Bamboccio a nickname of Peter Van Laer, a Dutch genre painter; properly, a child, simpleton, puppet, from bambo silly.
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