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pentimento (plural pentimenti)
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) An alteration in a painting, evidenced by traces of previous work, showing that the artist has changed his or her mind as to the composition during the process of painting.
- The presence or emergence of traces of previous work or image, especially, of the same subject, originally in painting.
pentimento m (plural pentimenti)