Definition of gessoed in US English:



  • See gesso

    • ‘It transformed rich black walnut, oak, cherry and other hardwoods into plain, gessoed and gilded frames.’
    • ‘His highly crafted paintings consist of 30 to 50 smoothed and sanded coats of oil, graphite and pigment layered over gessoed wood.’
    • ‘Other versions are realized in egg tempera on gessoed panels.’
    • ‘For one thing, she painted on gessoed canvas instead of using the acrylic-soaked-into-raw-canvas method that Noland, Louis and others favored.’
    • ‘In addition to the works on handmade paper, a number of gessoed panel paintings begun in the early '90s were also included in the recent drawing show.’