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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fumagenoun

    Hearthmoney. Dict.

    Etymology: from fumus, Latin.

Wikipedia

  1. Fumage

    Fumage is a surrealist art technique popularized by Wolfgang Paalen in which impressions are made by the smoke of a candle or kerosene lamp on a piece of paper or canvas. Paalen's first Fumage Dictated by a Candle was presented 1936 in the International Surrealist Exhibition in London. In the same year Paalen painted his first oil based on the fumage, "Pays interdit" ("Forbidden Land"). Several other Surrealists as Roberto Matta, but also Salvador Dalí later utilized the technique, Dali calling the technique "sfumato". The technique has been utilized by artists including Bimal Banerjee, Adam Blakemore, Alberto Burri, Burhan Doğançay, Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Hugh Parker Guiler, Yves Klein, Antonio Muñiz, and Otto Piene.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fumagenoun

    hearth money

  2. Etymology: [OF. fumage, fumaige, fr. L. fumus smoke.]

Wikidata

  1. Fumage

    Fumage is a surrealist technique popularized by Wolfgang Paalen in which impressions are made by the smoke of a candle or kerosene lamp on a piece of paper or canvas. Salvador Dalí later utilized the technique in his paintings, calling the technique "sfumato". The technique has been utilized by several artists such as Yves Klein, Burhan Doğançay, Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Otto Piene, Antonio Muñiz, Bimal Banerjee and Hugh Parker Guiler. Guiler's usage of the fumage technique is depicted briefly in the 1987 film Henry and June and his fumage pictures were often used as the covers for his wife Anaïs Nin's books. Scholar Mary Flanagan compared the technique to the reading of tea leaves and to the Rorschach test.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fumage

    fūm′āj, n. hearth-money.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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