GESSO MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Gesso Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Plaster of Paris, or gypsum, esp. as prepared for use in painting, or in making bas-reliefs and the like; by extension, a plasterlike or pasty material spread upon a surface to fit it for painting or gilding, or a surface so prepared.
  2. (n.) A work of art done in gesso.


• Gesso duro Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A variety of gesso which when dried becomes hard and durable, often used in making bas-relief casts, which are colored and mounted in elaborate frames.


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