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Cortona

[kawr-taw-nah] /kɔrˈtɔ nɑ/
noun
1.
Pietro da
[pye-traw dah] /ˈpyɛ trɔ dɑ/ (Show IPA),
(Pietro Berrettini) 1596–1669, Italian painter and architect.
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  • pietro da cortona erected at his own cost, the chapel of Sta.

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  • The decorations of the magnificently-ugly interior are partly due to pietro da cortona, who painted the roof and cupola.

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  • He is called pietro da cortona, from the place of his birth.

British Dictionary definitions for pietro da cortona

Pietro da Cortona

/Italian ˈpjɛːtro da korˈtoːna/
noun
1.
real name Pietro Berrettini. 1596–1669, Italian baroque painter and architect

Cortona

/kɔːˈtəʊnə; Italian kɔrˈtona/
noun
1.
a town in central Italy, in Tuscany: Roman and Etruscan remains, 15th-century cathedral. Pop: 22 048 (2001)
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