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anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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scene_painter

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scenic artist.
  • noun a painter of theatrical scenery

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van_eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    Jan van Eyck; Eyck.

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frederick_childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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roger_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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honore_daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Daumier.

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claude_monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Monet.

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frank_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    Jan van Eyck; van Eyck.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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georges_braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Braque.

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leon_battista_alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Alberti.

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edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Franz Joseph Kline.

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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samuel_f._b._morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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rembrandt_harmensz_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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naturalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations
  • noun an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
    realism.

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watteau

  • noun French painter (1684-1721)
    Jean Antoine Watteau.

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portraitist

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    limner; portrayer; portrait painter.

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brueghel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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mural

  • noun a painting that is applied to a wall surface
    wall painting.
  • adjective of or relating to walls
    • mural painting

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joseph_mallord_william_turner

  • noun English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
    Turner.

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seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Georges Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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moses

  • noun (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai
  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Grandma Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Jaun Gris.

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benjamin_west

  • noun English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820)
    West.

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william_blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    Blake.

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shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Ben Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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pragmatism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    realism.

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wassily_kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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gustave_courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Courbet.

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titian

  • noun old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
    Tiziano Vecellio.

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murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Bartolome Esteban Murillo.

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paul_klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Klee.

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nicolas_poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Poussin.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

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viktor_vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Vasarely.

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sir_thomas_lawrence

  • noun English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
    Lawrence.

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pieter_breughel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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diego_rodriguez_de_silva_y_velazquez

  • noun Spanish painter (1599-1660)
    Velazquez.

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de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    Willem de Kooning.

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miniature

  • noun painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    illumination.
  • noun a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
    toy.

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giorgio_de_chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Chirico.

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impressionist

  • noun a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism
    impressionistic.
    • impressionist music

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da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; Leonardo.

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rivera

  • noun socialist Mexican painter of murals (1886-1957)
    Diego Rivera.

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giovanni_battista_tiepolo

  • noun Italian painter (1696-1770)
    Tiepolo.

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blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    William Blake.

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francisco_jose_de_goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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roy_lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Lichtenstein.

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alberti

  • noun Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
    Leon Battista Alberti.

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sir_peter_paul_rubens

  • noun prolific Flemish baroque painter; knighted by the English king Charles I (1577-1640)
    Rubens; Peter Paul Rubens.

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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paul_gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Gauguin.

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jean_honore_fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Fragonard.

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john_trumbull

  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    Trumbull.
  • noun American satirical poet (1750-1831)
    Trumbull.

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dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Salvador Dali.

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andre_derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Derain.

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gilbert_charles_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Stuart.

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picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Pablo Picasso.

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fra_filippo_lippi

  • noun Italian painter whose works show a three-dimensional style (1406-1469)
    Lippi.

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goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Edouard Manet.

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henri_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Emile Benoit Matisse; Matisse.

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alberto_giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Giacometti.

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paolo_veronese

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1528-1588)
    Paola Caliari; Veronese.

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rembrandt_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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andy_warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Warhol.

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franz_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Joseph Kline; Kline.

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jose_orozco

  • noun Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)
    Orozco; Jose Clemente Orozco.

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breughel_the_elder

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel.

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cubist

  • noun an artist who adheres to the principles of cubism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of cubism
    cubistic.
    • cubist art

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cimabue

  • noun painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302)
    Giovanni Cimabue.

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domenikos_theotocopoulos

  • noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
    El Greco; Greco.

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duncan_james_corrow_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan Grant; Grant.

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cubism

  • noun an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

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max_weber

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
    Weber.
  • noun German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
    Weber.

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marc_chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Chagall.

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grant_wood

  • noun United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)
    Wood.

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peter_paul_rubens

  • noun prolific Flemish baroque painter; knighted by the English king Charles I (1577-1640)
    Sir Peter Paul Rubens; Rubens.

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correggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)
    Antonio Allegri da Correggio.

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munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Edvard Munch.
  • noun a large bite
    • he tried to talk between munches on the sandwich

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vasarely

  • noun French painter (born in Hungary) who was a pioneer of op art (1908-1997)
    Viktor Vasarely.

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ferdinand_victor_eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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samuel_finley_breese_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse; Morse.

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paul_cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Cezanne.

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gustav_klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Klimt.

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pieter_brueghel_the_elder

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Lee Krasner.

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van_dyck

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Anthony Vandyke; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.

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distortion

  • noun a change for the worse
    deformation.
  • noun a shape resulting from distortion
    distorted shape.

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yves_tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Tanguy.

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klee

  • noun Swiss painter influenced by Kandinsky (1879-1940)
    Paul Klee.

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thomas_gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Gainsborough.

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fauve

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    fauvist.

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hilaire_germain_edgar_degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Degas; Edgar Degas.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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breughel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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post-impressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Postimpressionist.

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jaun_gris

  • noun Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)
    Gris.

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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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scenic

  • adjective satellite used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
    • scenic drives
  • adjective of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
    • scenic design

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copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; John Singleton Copley.

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lippi

  • noun Italian painter and son of Fra Filippo Lippi (1457-1504)
    Filippino Lippi.
  • noun Italian painter whose works show a three-dimensional style (1406-1469)
    Fra Filippo Lippi.

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diego_rivera

  • noun socialist Mexican painter of murals (1886-1957)
    Rivera.

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jan_van_der_meer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan Vermeer; Vermeer.

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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abstractionism

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstract art.
  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    unrealism.

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roger_eliot_fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Fry; Roger Fry.

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franz_joseph_kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Kline.

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vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Giorgio Vasari.

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abstract_art

  • noun an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
    abstractionism.

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abstractionist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstract artist.
  • adjective satellite not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
    abstract; nonfigurative; nonobjective.
    • a large abstract painting

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postimpressionist

  • noun an artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    Post-impressionist.

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henri_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Le Douanier Rousseau; Rousseau.

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bartolome_esteban_murillo

  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Murillo.

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laurence_stephen_lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Lowry; L. S. Lowry.

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fragonard

  • noun French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)
    Jean Honore Fragonard.

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ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.

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sandro_botticelli

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Botticelli; Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi.

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francisco_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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rene_magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Magritte.

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thomas_hart_benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Benton; Old Bullion.

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orozco

  • noun Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)
    Jose Orozco; Jose Clemente Orozco.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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monet

  • noun French impressionist painter (1840-1926)
    Claude Monet.

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georges_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Pierre Seurat.

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holbein_the_elder

  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Holbein; Hans Holbein.

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sir_anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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david_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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veronese

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1528-1588)
    Paola Caliari; Paolo Veronese.

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samuel_morse

  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Morse.

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colouring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; coloring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; coloring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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frans_hals

  • noun Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
    Hals.

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henri_toulouse-lautrec

  • noun French painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
    Toulouse-Lautrec.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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jean_edouard_vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Vuillard.

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henri_emile_benoit_matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Matisse.

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fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.
  • noun English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
    Christopher Fry.

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tintoretto

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
    Jacopo Robusti.

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morse

  • noun a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
    Morse code; international Morse code.
  • noun United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
    Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Samuel F. B. Morse; Samuel Morse.

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raoul_dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Dufy.

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kazimir_severinovich_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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oil_painter

  • noun a painter who uses oil paints

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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warhol

  • noun United States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement (1930-1987)
    Andy Warhol.

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antonio_allegri_da_correggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)
    Correggio.

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childe_hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Hassam; Frederick Childe Hassam.

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alessandro_di_mariano_dei_filipepi

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Sandro Botticelli; Botticelli.

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wassily_kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Kandinsky.

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braque

  • noun French painter who led the cubist movement (1882-1963)
    Georges Braque.

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francisco_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya.

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bruegel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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john_singer_sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    Sargent.

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kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

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mondrian

  • noun Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)
    Piet Mondrian.

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jean_auguste_dominique_ingres

  • noun French classical painter (1780-1867)
    Ingres.

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poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Nicolas Poussin.

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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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albrecht_durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Durer.

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giovanni_cimabue

  • noun painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302)
    Cimabue.

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jacopo_robusti

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
    Tintoretto.

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steen

  • noun Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)
    Jan Steen.

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distorted

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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coloring_material

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; colour; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim

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michelangelo

  • noun Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)
    Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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wall_painting

  • noun a painting that is applied to a wall surface
    mural.

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albers

  • noun United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
    Josef Albers.

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distemper

  • noun any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
  • noun an angry and disagreeable mood
    ill humor; ill humour.

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jan_van_eyck

  • noun Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
    van Eyck; Eyck.

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distortionist

  • noun a painter who introduces distortions

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lichtenstein

  • noun United States painter who was a leading exponent of pop art (1923-1997)
    Roy Lichtenstein.

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hans_holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Holbein the Younger.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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impressionism

  • noun a school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the impression of reflected light

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fresco

  • noun a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  • noun a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster

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ben_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Benjamin Shahn.

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chagall

  • noun French painter (born in Russia) noted for his imagery and brilliant colors (1887-1985)
    Marc Chagall.

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ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Max Ernst.

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giacometti

  • noun Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966)
    Alberto Giacometti.

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paola_caliari

  • noun Italian painter of the Venetian school (1528-1588)
    Veronese; Paolo Veronese.

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katsushika_hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Hokusai.

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reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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georges_pierre_seurat

  • noun French painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
    Seurat; Georges Seurat.

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willem_de_kooning

  • noun United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)
    de Kooning.

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pierre_auguste_renoir

  • noun French impressionist painter (1841-1919)
    Renoir.

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rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Mark Rothko.

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kent

  • noun a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Rockwell Kent.

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coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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kandinski

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky.

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james_abbott_mcneill_whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    Whistler.

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caravaggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

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kandinsky

  • noun Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
    Wassily Kandinski; Kandinski; Wassily Kandinsky.

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derain

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
    Andre Derain.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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chaim_soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Soutine.

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tanguy

  • noun United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)
    Yves Tanguy.

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maxfield_frederick_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Parrish.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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watercolor

  • noun a painting produced with watercolors
    water-color; water-colour; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    water-color; water-colour; watercolour.

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stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Frank Stella; Frank Philip Stella.

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greco

  • noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
    El Greco; Domenikos Theotocopoulos.

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thomas_sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Sully.

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grandma_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Anna Mary Robertson Moses.

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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maxfield_parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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joan_miro

  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Miro.

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o'keeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    Georgia Okeeffe.

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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portrait

  • noun a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    portrayal; portraiture.
  • noun any likeness of a person, in any medium
    portrayal.
    • the photographer made excellent portraits

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l._s._lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; Lowry.

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kazimir_malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Malevich; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich.

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salvador_dali

  • noun surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)
    Dali.

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john_constable

  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    Constable.

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renoir

  • noun French impressionist painter (1841-1919)
    Pierre Auguste Renoir.

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tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Mark Tobey.

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colouring_material

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; colour; coloring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim

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lee_krasner

  • noun United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)
    Krasner.

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mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Andrea Mantegna.

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constable

  • noun a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  • noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
    John Constable.

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courbet

  • noun French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
    Gustave Courbet.

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marie_louise_elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Vigee-Lebrun.

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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giotto_di_bondone

  • noun Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337)
    Giotto.

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jerom_bos

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Hieronymus Bosch; Bosch.

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daumier

  • noun French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)
    Honore Daumier.

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genre_painter

  • noun a painter of scenes from everyday life

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vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Maurice de Vlaminck.

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raffaello_santi

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raphael; Raffaello Sanzio.

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vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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unrealism

  • noun a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples
    abstractionism.

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velazquez

  • noun Spanish painter (1599-1660)
    Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez.

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cezanne

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who influenced modern art (especially cubism) by stressing the structural components latent in nature (1839-1906)
    Paul Cezanne.

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rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Le Douanier Rousseau.

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rembrandt_van_ryn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn; Rembrandt van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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michelangelo_merisi_da_caravaggio

  • noun Italian painter noted for his realistic depiction of religious subjects and his novel use of light (1573-1610)
    Caravaggio.

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vermeer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan van der Meer; Jan Vermeer.

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jean_baptiste_camille_corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Corot.

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corot

  • noun French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot.

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durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Albrecht Durer.

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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limner

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; portrayer; portrait painter.

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tiziano_vecellio

  • noun old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
    Titian.

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maurice_de_vlaminck

  • noun French painter and exponent of fauvism (1876-1958)
    Vlaminck.

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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whistler

  • noun United States painter (1834-1903)
    James Abbott McNeill Whistler.
  • noun someone who makes a loud high sound

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andrew_wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Wyeth.

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hassam

  • noun United States painter noted for brilliant colors and bold brushwork (1859-1935)
    Frederick Childe Hassam; Childe Hassam.

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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wyeth

  • noun United States painter (born in 1917)
    Andrew Wyeth.

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matisse

  • noun French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse; Henri Emile Benoit Matisse.

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la_tour

  • noun French painter of religious works (1593-1652)
    Georges de La Tour.

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trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Jonathan Trumbull.
  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    John Trumbull.

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josef_albers

  • noun United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
    Albers.

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jackson_pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Pollock.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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elisabeth_vigee-lebrun

  • noun French painter noted for her portraits (1755-1842)
    Vigee-Lebrun; Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.

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amedeo_modigliano

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Modigliani.

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abstract_artist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstractionist.

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modigliani

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor (1884-1920)
    Amedeo Modigliano.

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gilbert_stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Charles Stuart; Stuart.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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hieronymus_bosch

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Jerom Bos; Bosch.

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hals

  • noun Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
    Frans Hals.

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raphael

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raffaello Santi; Raffaello Sanzio.
  • noun an archangel of the Hebrew tradition

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andrea_mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Mantegna.

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realness

  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realism; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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landscapist

  • noun someone who paints landscapes
  • noun someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
    landscape gardener; landscape architect; landscaper.

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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millet

  • noun any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Jean Francois Millet.

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max_ernst

  • noun painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
    Ernst.

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benjamin_shahn

  • noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)
    Shahn; Ben Shahn.

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portrayer

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrait painter.

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frank_philip_stella

  • noun United States minimalist painter (born in 1936)
    Stella; Frank Stella.

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sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    John Singer Sargent.

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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reginald_marsh

  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Marsh.

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edouard_manet

  • noun French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)
    Manet.

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dufy

  • noun French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)
    Raoul Dufy.

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georges_de_la_tour

  • noun French painter of religious works (1593-1652)
    La Tour.

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filippino_lippi

  • noun Italian painter and son of Fra Filippo Lippi (1457-1504)
    Lippi.

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raffaello_sanzio

  • noun Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)
    Raphael; Raffaello Santi.

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goya_y_lucientes

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Jose de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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watercolour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; water-colour.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.
  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Maxmilien de Bethune; Duc de Sully.

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pointillist

  • noun a painter who uses the technique of pointillism
  • adjective satellite of or relating to pointillism
    pointillistic.

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eugene_delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix; Delacroix.

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van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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pointillism

  • noun a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • noun a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

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rembrandt

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn; Rembrandt van Rijn.

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holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein the Younger; Hans Holbein.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Hans Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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david_alfaro_siqueiros

  • noun Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)
    David Siqueiros; Siqueiros.

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lowry

  • noun English painter (1887-1976)
    Laurence Stephen Lowry; L. S. Lowry.
  • noun English novelist (1909-1957)
    Malcolm Lowry; Clarence Malcolm Lowry.

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botticelli

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Sandro Botticelli; Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi.

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malevich

  • noun Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)
    Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kazimir Malevich.

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giotto

  • noun Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337)
    Giotto di Bondone.

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jan_vermeer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan van der Meer; Vermeer.

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vincent_van_gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Gogh.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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vanessa_bell

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Stephen; Bell.

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west

  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.

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stage_direction

  • noun an instruction written as part of the script of a play

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delacroix

  • noun French romantic painter (1798-1863)
    Eugene Delacroix; Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix.

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francisco_jose_de_goya

  • noun Spanish painter well known for his portraits and for his satires (1746-1828)
    Goya; Goya y Lucientes; Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes; Francisco de Goya; Francisco Goya.

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old_master

  • noun a great European painter prior to 19th century

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georgia_okeeffe

  • noun United States painter (1887-1986)
    O'Keeffe.

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mark_tobey

  • noun United States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
    Tobey.

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motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Robert Motherwell.

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klimt

  • noun Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)
    Gustav Klimt.

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jacques_louis_david

  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    David.

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duncan_grant

  • noun Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    Duncan James Corrow Grant; Grant.

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william_hogarth

  • noun English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
    Hogarth.

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robert_motherwell

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
    Motherwell.

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rubens

  • noun prolific Flemish baroque painter; knighted by the English king Charles I (1577-1640)
    Sir Peter Paul Rubens; Peter Paul Rubens.

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exit

  • noun an opening that permits escape or release
    issue; way out; outlet.
    • he blocked the way out
    • the canyon had only one issue
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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weber

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
    Wb.
  • noun German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
    Wilhelm Eduard Weber.

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gogh

  • noun Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890)
    van Gogh; Vincent van Gogh.

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pablo_picasso

  • noun prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)
    Picasso.

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exeunt

They go out, or retire from the scene; as, exeunt all except Hamlet. See 1st Exit.

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giorgio_vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Vasari.

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benton

  • noun United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
    Thomas Hart Benton.
  • noun United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
    Thomas Hart Benton; Old Bullion.

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hogarth

  • noun English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
    William Hogarth.

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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holbein_the_younger

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Hans Holbein.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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leonardo

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; da Vinci.

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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fauvism

  • noun an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms; influenced the expressionists

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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hokusai

  • noun Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)
    Katsushika Hokusai.

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fauvist

  • noun a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism
    Fauve.

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fernand_leger

  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Leger.

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chirico

  • noun Italian painter (born in Greece) whose deep shadows and barren landscapes strongly influenced the surrealists (1888-1978)
    Giorgio de Chirico.

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piet_mondrian

  • noun Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)
    Mondrian.

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pieter_brueghel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Pieter Bruegel; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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daub

  • noun material used to daub walls
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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pollock

  • noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
    Jackson Pollock.
  • noun lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish
    pollack.

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le_douanier_rousseau

  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Rousseau.

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bosch

  • noun Dutch painter (1450-1516)
    Hieronymus Bosch; Jerom Bos.

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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gainsborough

  • noun English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)
    Thomas Gainsborough.

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winslow_homer

  • noun United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
    Homer.

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leonardo_da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    da Vinci; Leonardo.

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parrish

  • noun United States painter (1870-1966)
    Maxfield Parrish; Maxfield Frederick Parrish.

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ernst_ludwig_kirchner

  • noun German expressionist painter (1880-1938)
    Kirchner.

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suprematist

  • noun an artist of the school of suprematism

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rockwell_kent

  • noun United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
    Kent.

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stuart_davis

  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Davis.

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soutine

  • noun French expressionist painter (born in Lithuania) (1893-1943)
    Chaim Soutine.

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edvard_munch

  • noun Norwegian painter (1863-1944)
    Munch.

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distorted_shape

  • noun a shape resulting from distortion
    distortion.

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maurice_utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Utrillo.

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anna_mary_robertson_moses

  • noun United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
    Moses; Grandma Moses.

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landscape_painting

  • noun a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
    landscape.

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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jean_francois_millet

  • noun French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
    Millet.

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gauguin

  • noun French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)
    Paul Gauguin.

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scenic_artist

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scene painter.

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jean_antoine_watteau

  • noun French painter (1684-1721)
    Watteau.

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water-color

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-colour; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-colour; watercolour.

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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pieter_bruegel

  • noun Flemish painter of landscapes (1525-1569)
    Brueghel; Breughel; Pieter Breughel; Pieter Brueghel; Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Bruegel; Breughel the Elder.

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el_greco

  • noun Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614)
    Domenikos Theotocopoulos; Greco.

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vanessa_stephen

  • noun English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
    Vanessa Bell; Bell.

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portrait_painter

  • noun a painter or drawer of portraits
    portraitist; limner; portrayer.

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vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Anthony Vandyke; Sir Anthony Vandyke.
  • noun a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)
    vandyke beard.

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vuillard

  • noun French painter (1868-1940)
    Edouard Vuillard; Jean Edouard Vuillard.

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john_singleton_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Copley; Copley.

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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jose_clemente_orozco

  • noun Mexican painter noted for his monumental murals (1883-1949)
    Jose Orozco; Orozco.

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mark_rothko

  • noun United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
    Rothko.

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utrillo

  • noun French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)
    Maurice Utrillo.

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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magritte

  • noun Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)
    Rene Magritte.

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esthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
    esthetical; aesthetical; aesthetic.
    • the aesthetic faculties
    • an aesthetic person
    • aesthetic feeling
    • the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success

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john_copley

  • noun American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
    John Singleton Copley; Copley.

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miro

  • noun New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry
    Podocarpus ferruginea; black pine; Prumnopitys ferruginea.
  • noun Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)
    Joan Miro.

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jan_steen

  • noun Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)
    Steen.

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degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Edgar Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.
  • verb remove gas from

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water-colour

  • noun water-soluble pigment
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    watercolor; water-color; watercolour.

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sir_joshua_reynolds

  • noun English portrait painter and first president of the Royal Academy (1723-1792)
    Reynolds.

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michelangelo_buonarroti

  • noun Florentine sculptor and painter and architect; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance (1475-1564)
    Michelangelo.

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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