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bambocciata

[Italian bahm-bawt-chah-tah] /Italian ˌbɑm bɔtˈtʃɑ tɑ/
noun, plural bambocciate
[Italian bahm-bawt-chah-te] /Italian ˌbɑm bɔtˈtʃɑ tɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a genre painting of usually small size produced in Rome in the 17th century.
Origin
< Italian, equivalent to Bambocci(o) a nickname of the Dutch painter Pieter van Laer (1592-1645), who popularized such paintings in Rome + -ata -ade1
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