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  • noun Plural form of grisaille.

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Examples

  • I love the concept of black and white, I went to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts here in Brussels and I saw my first grisailles and I was blown away.

    The grotesque, the fantastique, niche marketing and printmaking « Jahsonic

  • But nine years later, Charles bought another collection of twenty-three Italian works including six grisailles attributed to Caravaggio and paintings by Titian and Guido Reni.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • But nine years later, Charles bought another collection of twenty-three Italian works including six grisailles attributed to Caravaggio and paintings by Titian and Guido Reni.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • But nine years later, Charles bought another collection of twenty-three Italian works including six grisailles attributed to Caravaggio and paintings by Titian and Guido Reni.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • But nine years later, Charles bought another collection of twenty-three Italian works including six grisailles attributed to Caravaggio and paintings by Titian and Guido Reni.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Some jewel-encrusted, others with beautiful miniatures, grisailles, and more.

    A Lady of His Own

  • These lateral grisailles are still opaque enough to prevent the solar rays which pass through them from lighting the coloured windows on the reverse side; yet, at certain hours of the day, these solar rays throw a pearly light on the coloured windows which gives them indescribable transparence and refinement of tones.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

  • All we can do is to note that the grisailles were intended to have values.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

  • Blanche; further on, three other grisailles bear also the famous castles, but this is by no means the strongest proof of feminine taste.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

  • A number of these are grisailles, and the true amateur of glass considers the grisailles to be as well worth study as the legendary windows.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

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