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POSTICHE

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 197 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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POSTICHE, a French term for a pretentious imitation, a counterfeit, particularly used of art inartistic addition to an otherwise perfect work of art. The French word was adapted from the Italian posticcio, from, Latin positus, placed, added.
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