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louis_i

  • noun third son of Charlemagne and king of France and Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (778-840)
    Louis the Pious.

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anthony_vandyke

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

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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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scene_painter

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

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saint_christopher

  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    St. Christopher; Christopher.
  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    St. Christopher; St. Kitts; Saint Kitts.

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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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louis_x

  • noun king of France (1289-1316)
    Louis le Hutin; Louis the Quarreller.

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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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darius_the_great

  • noun king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
    Darius I.

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louis_v

  • noun the last Carolingian king of France (967-987)
    Louis le Faineant.

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vlaminck

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

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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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ibn_talal_hussein

  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    Hussein; King Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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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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george_v

  • noun King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
    George.

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pyrrhus

  • noun king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC)

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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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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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harefoot

  • noun illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)
    Harold I; King Harold I; Harold Harefoot.

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edgar_degas

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

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scourge_of_the_gods

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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nebuchadrezzar

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar.

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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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pablo_picasso

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

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amenhotep_iv

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaton; Akhenaten.

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charles_vii

  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles.

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genseric

  • noun king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
    Gaiseric.

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henry_beauclerc

  • noun King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135)
    Henry I.

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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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george

  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    St. George; Saint George.
  • noun King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
    George VI.

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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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rex

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; king.

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watteau

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

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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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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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harold_harefoot

  • noun illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)
    Harold I; Harefoot; King Harold I.

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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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cyrus_the_great

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Elder; Cyrus II.

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seurat

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

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ashurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Asurbanipal; Assurbanipal.

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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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nebuchadnezzar

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar II.
  • noun a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display

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old_testament

  • noun the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

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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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artaxerxes_i

  • noun king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
    Artaxerxes.

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charles_ii

  • noun as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    Charles I; Charles the Bald; Charles.
  • noun King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
    Charles.

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athelstan

  • noun the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)

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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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fahd

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)
    Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud.

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duke_of_windsor

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Edward.

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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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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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gustave_courbet

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

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charles_ix

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles.

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titian

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

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frederick_william_iii

  • noun king of Prussia who became involved in the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1840)

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darius_i

  • noun king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
    Darius the Great.

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henry_of_navarre

  • noun king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
    Henry IV; Henry the Great.

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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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william_the_conqueror

  • noun duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England; he defeated Harold II at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and introduced many Norman customs into England (1027-1087)
    William I.

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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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louis_the_stammerer

  • noun king of France and Germany (846-879)
    Louis II; Louis le Begue; Louis the German.

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crispin

  • noun patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
    St. Crispin; Saint Crispin.

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hussein

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; King Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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william_i

  • noun duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England; he defeated Harold II at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and introduced many Norman customs into England (1027-1087)
    William the Conqueror.

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olav_ii

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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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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king_of_france

  • noun the sovereign ruler of France

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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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richard_the_lion-hearted

  • noun son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199)
    Richard Coeur de Lion; Richard I; Richard the Lionheart.

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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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husain

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husayn.

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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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james_ii

  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James.

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richard_coeur_de_lion

  • noun son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199)
    Richard I; Richard the Lion-Hearted; Richard the Lionheart.

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alberti

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

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james_iv

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James.

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ramesses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramses; Rameses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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clovis

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis I.

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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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rameses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramses; Ramesses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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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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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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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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george_i

  • noun Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
    George.

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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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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anna_mary_robertson_moses

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

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fra_filippo_lippi

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

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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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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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ethelred

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred II; Ethelred the Unready.
  • noun king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
    Ethelred I.

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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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king_harold_ii

  • noun King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066)
    Harold II.

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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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william_iv

  • noun King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)
    Sailor King.

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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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louis_the_great

  • noun king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
    Sun King; Louis XIV.

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st._nick

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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st._edward_the_martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.

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franz_kline

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

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louis_d'outremer

  • noun king of France (921-954)
    Louis IV.

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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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henry_iii

  • noun son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)
  • noun son of King John and king of England from 1216 to 1272; his incompetence aroused baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort (1207-1272)

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jose_orozco

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

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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philip_augustus

  • noun son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
    Philip II.

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ramses_the_great

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Rameses the Great; Ramesses II; Ramses II; Ramesses the Great; Rameses II.

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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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scourge_of_god

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun.

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gustavus_v

  • noun king of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950)
    Gustavus.

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patron

  • noun a regular customer
    frequenter.
  • noun the proprietor of an inn

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victor_emanuel_ii

  • noun king of Italy who completed the unification of Italy by acquiring Venice and Rome (1820-1878)

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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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king_of_the_germans

  • noun the sovereign ruler of the Germans

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william_ii

  • noun the second son of William the Conqueror who succeeded him as King of England (1056-1100)
    William Rufus.

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gustavus_i

  • noun king of Sweden who established Lutheranism as the state religion (1496-1560)
    Gustavus.

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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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henry_vii

  • noun King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (1275-1313)
  • noun first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)
    Henry Tudor.

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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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gustav_klimt

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

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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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andy_warhol

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

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juan_carlos_victor_maria_de_borbon_y_borbon

  • noun king of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
    Juan Carlos.

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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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vasarely

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

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saint_patrick

  • noun Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
    Patrick; St. Patrick.

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ferdinand_victor_eugene_delacroix

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

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george_iii

  • noun King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
    George.

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philip_ii_of_macedon

  • noun king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
    Philip II.

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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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asurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Ashurbanipal; Assurbanipal.

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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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frederick_ii

  • noun king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)
    Frederick the Great.
  • noun the Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250)
    Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.

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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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testament

  • noun a profession of belief
    • he stated his political testament
  • noun a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
    will.

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william_iii

  • noun King of England and Scotland and Ireland; he married the daughter of James II and was invited by opponents of James II to invade England; when James fled, William III and Mary II were declared joint monarchs (1650-1702)
    William of Orange.

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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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amedeo_modigliano

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

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st._louis

  • noun the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century
    Saint Louis; Gateway to the West.
  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    Louis IX; Saint Louis.

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philip_v

  • noun king of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over Greece

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victor_emanuel_iii

  • noun king of Italy who appointed Mussolini prime minister; he abdicated in 1946 and the monarchy was abolished (1869-1947)

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charles_i

  • noun as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    Charles the Bald; Charles; Charles II.
  • noun son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
    Charles; Charles Stuart.

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van_dyck

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

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saint_crispin

  • noun patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
    St. Crispin; Crispin.

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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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knut

  • noun king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
    Canute; Cnut; Canute the Great.

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richard_iii

  • noun King of England from 1483 to 1485; seized the throne from his nephew Edward V who was confined to the Tower of London and murdered; his reign ended when he was defeated by Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field (1452-1485)

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canute_the_great

  • noun king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
    Canute; Cnut; Knut.

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salvador_dali

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

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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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james_i

  • noun the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
    James; King James I; King James.

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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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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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otto_i

  • noun King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (912-973)
    Otho I; Otto the Great.

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distortion

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

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sailor_king

  • noun King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)
    William IV.

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orozco

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

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ptolemy_i

  • noun the king of Egypt who founded the Macedonian dynasty in Egypt; a close friend and general of Alexander the Great who took charge of Egypt after Alexander died (circa 367-285 BC)

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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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king_john

  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    John; John Lackland.

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fauve

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

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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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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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edward_the_elder

  • noun king of Wessex whose military success against the Danes made it possible for his son Athelstan to become the first king of all England (870-924)

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jeroboam_i

  • noun (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
    Jeroboam.

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fahd_ibn_abdel_aziz_al-saud

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)
    Fahd.

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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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o'keeffe

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

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jaun_gris

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

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henry_ii

  • noun king of France from 1547 to 1559; regained Calais from the English; husband of Catherine de Medicis and father of Charles IX (1519-1559)
  • noun first Plantagenet King of England; instituted judicial and financial reforms; quarreled with archbishop Becket concerning the authority of the Crown over the church (1133-1189)

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edward_iv

  • noun King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)
    Edward.

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hammurapi

  • noun Babylonian king who codified the laws of Sumer and Mesopotamia (died 1750 BC)
    Hammurabi.

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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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macbeth

  • noun king of Scotland (died in 1057)

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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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gustavus

  • noun the last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973)
    Gustavus VI.
  • noun king of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950)
    Gustavus V.

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tarquin_the_proud

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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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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edward_ii

  • noun King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)
    Edward.

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alfred_the_great

  • noun king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
    Alfred.

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henry_iv

  • noun king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
    Henry of Navarre; Henry the Great.
  • noun King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (1050-1106)

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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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tarquin

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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roger_eliot_fry

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

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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pepin_iii

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin the Short; Pepin.

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franz_joseph_kline

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

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kamehameha_the_great

  • noun Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)
    Kamehameha I.

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king_ferdinand

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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louis_vi

  • noun king of France whose military victories consolidated his reign (1081-1137)
    Louis the Wideawake; Louis the Bruiser; Louis the Far.

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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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hezekiah

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
    Ezekias.

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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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bosch

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

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gustavus_iv

  • noun king of Sweden whose losses to Napoleon I led to his being deposed in 1809 (1778-1837)
    Gustavus.

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gustavus_ii

  • noun king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    Gustavus; Gustavus Adolphus.

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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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carl_xvi_gustaf

  • noun king of Sweden since 1973 (born 1946)
    Carl XVI Gustav.

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edward_vii

  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward.

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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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ahab

  • noun according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)

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king_of_england

  • noun the sovereign ruler of England
    King of Great Britain.

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veronese

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

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canute

  • noun king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
    Cnut; Knut; Canute the Great.

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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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edward_the_confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    St. Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.

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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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hammurabi

  • noun Babylonian king who codified the laws of Sumer and Mesopotamia (died 1750 BC)
    Hammurapi.

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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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ikhanaton

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Akhenaton; Akhenaten; Amenhotep IV.

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gustavus_iii

  • noun king of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792)
    Gustavus.

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philip_of_valois

  • noun king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)
    Philip VI.

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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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andrea_mantegna

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

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king_hussein

  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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ptolemy_ii

  • noun son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)

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louis_the_german

  • noun king of France and Germany (846-879)
    Louis II; Louis le Begue; Louis the Stammerer.

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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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realness

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

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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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hugh_capet

  • noun King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)
    Capet.

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robert_the_bruce

  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Bruce; Robert I.

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capet

  • noun King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)
    Hugh Capet.

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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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louis_ii

  • noun king of France and Germany (846-879)
    Louis le Begue; Louis the Stammerer; Louis the German.

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louis_iv

  • noun king of France (921-954)
    Louis d'Outremer.

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jean_edouard_vuillard

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

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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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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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raoul_dufy

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

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louis_ix

  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    St. Louis; Saint Louis.

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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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matisse

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

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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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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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henry_tudor

  • noun first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)
    Henry VII.

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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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vanessa_bell

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

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louis_the_wideawake

  • noun king of France whose military victories consolidated his reign (1081-1137)
    Louis the Bruiser; Louis VI; Louis the Far.

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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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patrick

  • noun Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
    St. Patrick; Saint Patrick.

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robert_i

  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Bruce; Robert the Bruce.

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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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pyrrhic

  • noun a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
    dibrach.
  • noun an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare

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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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ramses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramesses; Rameses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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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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assurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Asurbanipal; Ashurbanipal.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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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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king_harold_i

  • noun illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)
    Harold I; Harefoot; Harold Harefoot.

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george_ii

  • noun King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
    George.

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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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george_iv

  • noun King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
    George.

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jean_auguste_dominique_ingres

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

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mithridates

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates the Great; Mithridates VI.

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poussin

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

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father_christmas

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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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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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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giovanni_cimabue

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

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louis_the_far

  • noun king of France whose military victories consolidated his reign (1081-1137)
    Louis the Wideawake; Louis the Bruiser; Louis VI.

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jacopo_robusti

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

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bolingbroke

  • noun the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)
    Henry IV; Henry Bolingbroke.

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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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otho_i

  • noun King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (912-973)
    Otto I; Otto the Great.

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king_james

  • noun the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
    James; King James I; James I.

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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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hals

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

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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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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ethelred_the_unready

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred II; Ethelred.

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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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maurice_utrillo

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

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santa

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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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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saint_edward_the_confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; St. Edward the Confessor.

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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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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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saint_george

  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    George; St. George.

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croesus

  • noun last king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)
  • noun a very wealthy man

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george_vi

  • noun King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
    George.

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katsushika_hokusai

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

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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herod_the_great

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod.

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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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kazimir_malevich

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

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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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husayn

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husain.

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clovis_i

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis.

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herod

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod the Great.

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ferdinand_i

  • noun Holy Roman Emperor and king of Hungary and Bohemia (1503-1564)
  • noun king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)
    Ferdinand the Great.

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pierre_auguste_renoir

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

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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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tarquinius

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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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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ferdinand_v

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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louis_viii

  • noun king of France who increased the power of the Crown over the feudal lords (1187-1226)

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philip_ii_of_spain

  • noun king of Spain and Portugal and husband of Mary I; he supported the Counter Reformation and sent the Spanish Armada to invade England (1527-1598)
    Philip II.

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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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renoir

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

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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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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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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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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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otto_the_great

  • noun King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (912-973)
    Otho I; Otto I.

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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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alaric

  • noun king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)

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rameses_the_great

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Ramesses II; Ramses the Great; Ramses II; Ramesses the Great; Rameses II.

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chaim_soutine

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

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ramesses_ii

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Rameses the Great; Ramses the Great; Ramses II; Ramesses the Great; Rameses II.

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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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xerxes_the_great

  • noun king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
    Xerxes I.

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akhenaton

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaten; Amenhotep IV.

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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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gustavus_vi

  • noun the last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973)
    Gustavus.

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maxfield_parrish

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

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numidia

  • noun an ancient kingdom (later a Roman province) in North Africa in an area corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria

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sun_king

  • noun king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
    Louis XIV; Louis the Great.

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joan_miro

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

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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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eadwig

  • noun King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)
    Edwy.

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philip_vi

  • noun king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)
    Philip of Valois.

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faruk_i

  • noun king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
    Farouk I.

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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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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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grant

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

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ezekias

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
    Hezekiah.

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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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kirchner

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

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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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ramses_ii

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Rameses the Great; Ramesses II; Ramses the Great; Ramesses the Great; Rameses II.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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l._s._lowry

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

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ferdinand_the_great

  • noun king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)
    Ferdinand I.

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murillo

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

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john_constable

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

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faisal

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
    Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud.

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paul_klee

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

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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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edgar

  • noun the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

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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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gustavus_adolphus

  • noun king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    Gustavus; Gustavus II.

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louis_the_quarreller

  • noun king of France (1289-1316)
    Louis le Hutin; Louis X.

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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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louis_the_bruiser

  • noun king of France whose military victories consolidated his reign (1081-1137)
    Louis the Wideawake; Louis VI; Louis the Far.

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saint_olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav.

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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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saint_olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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louis_the_pious

  • noun third son of Charlemagne and king of France and Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (778-840)
    Louis I.

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lucius_tarquinius_superbus

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin.

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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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ramesses_the_great

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Rameses the Great; Ramesses II; Ramses the Great; Ramses II; Rameses II.

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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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charles_stuart

  • noun son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
    Charles I; Charles.

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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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richard_i

  • noun son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199)
    Richard Coeur de Lion; Richard the Lion-Hearted; Richard the Lionheart.

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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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roger_fry

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

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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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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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patron_saint

  • noun a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation

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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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faisal_ibn_abdel_aziz_al-saud

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
    Faisal.

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st._olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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st._crispin

  • noun patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
    Saint Crispin; Crispin.

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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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saint_louis

  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    Louis IX; St. Louis.
  • noun the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century
    St. Louis; Gateway to the West.

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jeroboam

  • noun (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
    Jeroboam I.
  • noun a large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)
    double-magnum.

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maurice_de_vlaminck

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

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st._olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; Saint Olaf.

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cyrus_the_elder

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Great; Cyrus II.

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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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ethelred_ii

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred; Ethelred the Unready.

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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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philip_ii

  • noun son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
    Philip Augustus.
  • noun king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
    Philip II of Macedon.

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louis_xv

  • noun grandson of Louis XIV and king of France from 1715 to 1774 who led France into the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1710-1774)

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egbert

  • noun king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)

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ferdinand_the_catholic

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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saint_david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    St. David; David.

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st._george

  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    George; Saint George.

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wyeth

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

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king_james_i

  • noun the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
    James; King James; James I.

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louis_xi

  • noun king of France who put down an alliance of unruly nobles and unified France except for Brittany (1423-1483)

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la_tour

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

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rameses_ii

  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments
    Rameses the Great; Ramesses II; Ramses the Great; Ramses II; Ramesses the Great.

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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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edwin

  • noun king of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)

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male_monarch

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    king; Rex.

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frederick_i

  • noun son of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657-1713)
  • noun Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
    Frederick Barbarossa; Barbarossa.

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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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edward_vi

  • noun King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
    Edward.

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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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harold_i

  • noun illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)
    Harefoot; King Harold I; Harold Harefoot.

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abstract_artist

  • noun a painter of abstract pictures
    abstractionist.

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portrait_painter

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

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modigliani

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

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charles_the_bald

  • noun as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    Charles I; Charles; Charles II.

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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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albert_edward

  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Edward VII; Edward.

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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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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attila

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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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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henry_i

  • noun King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135)
    Henry Beauclerc.

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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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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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henry_v

  • noun son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422; reopened the Hundred Years' War and defeated the French at Agincourt (1387-1422)

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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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frederick_the_great

  • noun king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)
    Frederick II.

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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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william_rufus

  • noun the second son of William the Conqueror who succeeded him as King of England (1056-1100)
    William II.

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saint_edward_the_martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; St. Edward the Martyr.

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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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ferdinand_of_aragon

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand.

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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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saint_nicholas

  • noun a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
    Nicholas; St. Nicholas.
  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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nebuchadnezzar_ii

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar.

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henry_viii

  • noun son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547)

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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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harold_ii

  • noun King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066)
    King Harold II.

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st._christopher

  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    Saint Christopher; Christopher.
  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    Saint Christopher; St. Kitts; Saint Kitts.

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edmund_i

  • noun king of the English who succeeded Athelstan; he drove out the Danes and made peace with Scotland (921-946)

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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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edward_viii

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward; Duke of Windsor.

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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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vincent_van_gogh

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

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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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farouk_i

  • noun king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
    Faruk I.

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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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raffaello_santi

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

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christopher

  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    St. Christopher; Saint Christopher.

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olaf_ii

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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sennacherib

  • noun king of Assyria who invaded Judea twice and defeated Babylon and rebuilt Nineveh after it had been destroyed by Babylonians (died in 681 BC)

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henry_vi

  • noun son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471)

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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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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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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richard_the_lionheart

  • noun son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199)
    Richard Coeur de Lion; Richard I; Richard the Lion-Hearted.

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solomon

  • noun (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)

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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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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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pepin

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin III; Pepin the Short.

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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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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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darius_iii

  • noun king of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great; his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC)

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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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henry_the_great

  • noun king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
    Henry IV; Henry of Navarre.

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utrillo

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

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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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kamehameha_i

  • noun Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)
    Kamehameha the Great.

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juan_carlos

  • noun king of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
    Juan Carlos Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbon.

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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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edward_the_martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    St. Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.

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georgia_okeeffe

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

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gordius

  • noun legendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot

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alfred

  • noun king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
    Alfred the Great.

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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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ethelbert

  • noun Anglo-Saxon king of Kent who was converted to Christianity by Saint Augustine; codified English law (552-616)

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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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louis_le_begue

  • noun king of France and Germany (846-879)
    Louis II; Louis the Stammerer; Louis the German.

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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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leonidas

  • noun king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

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nebuchadrezzar_ii

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar.

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giorgio_vasari

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

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edmund_ii

  • noun king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
    Edmund Ironside.

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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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akhenaten

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaton; Amenhotep IV.

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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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william_of_orange

  • noun King of England and Scotland and Ireland; he married the daughter of James II and was invited by opponents of James II to invade England; when James fled, William III and Mary II were declared joint monarchs (1650-1702)
    William III.

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louis_iii

  • noun son of Louis II and king of the France and Germany (863-882)

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mithridates_the_great

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates; Mithridates VI.

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cyrus_ii

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Elder; Cyrus the Great.

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gilgamesh

  • noun a legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories

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edward_iii

  • noun son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)
    Edward.

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santa_claus

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Saint Nick.

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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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tarquinius_superbus

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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st._patrick

  • noun Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
    Patrick; Saint Patrick.

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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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hokusai

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

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cnut

  • noun king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
    Canute; Knut; Canute the Great.

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attila_the_hun

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Scourge of the Gods; Scourge of God.

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fauvist

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

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louis_xvi

  • noun king of France from 1774 to 1792; his failure to grant reforms led to the French Revolution; he and his queen (Marie Antoinette) were guillotined (1754-1793)

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fernand_leger

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

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edward_v

  • noun King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)
    Edward.

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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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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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pepin_the_short

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin III; Pepin.

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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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saint_nick

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus.

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kriss_kringle

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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louis_vii

  • noun king of France who led the unsuccessful Second Crusade and fought frequent wars with Henry II of England (1120-1180)

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le_douanier_rousseau

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

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edward_i

  • noun King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
    Edward.

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edwy

  • noun King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)
    Eadwig.

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richard_ii

  • noun King of England from 1377 to 1399; he suppressed the Peasant's Revolt in 1381 but his reign was marked by popular discontent and baronial opposition in British Parliament and he was forced to abdicate in 1399 (1367-1400)

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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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holbein_the_elder

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

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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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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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st._david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; David.

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artaxerxes_ii

  • noun king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
    Artaxerxes.

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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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septuagint

  • noun the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

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rockwell_kent

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

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john_lackland

  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    John; King John.

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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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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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louis_le_hutin

  • noun king of France (1289-1316)
    Louis the Quarreller; Louis X.

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picasso

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

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henry_bolingbroke

  • noun the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)
    Henry IV; Bolingbroke.

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artaxerxes

  • noun king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
    Artaxerxes II.
  • noun king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
    Artaxerxes I.

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tanguy

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

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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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mithridates_vi

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates; Mithridates the Great.

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saul

  • noun (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; Paul; St. Paul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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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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ethelred_i

  • noun king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
    Ethelred.

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frederick_william_iv

  • noun king of Prussia who violently suppressed democratic movements (1795-1865)

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jean_antoine_watteau

  • noun French painter (1684-1721)
    Watteau.

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louis_xiii

  • noun king of France from 1610 to 1643 who relied heavily on the advice of Cardinal Richelieu (1601-1643)

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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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louis_le_faineant

  • noun the last Carolingian king of France (967-987)
    Louis V.

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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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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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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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ferdinand

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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frederick_william_ii

  • noun king of Prussia who became involved in a costly war with France (1744-1797)

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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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gaiseric

  • noun king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
    Genseric.

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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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king_of_great_britain

  • noun the sovereign ruler of England
    King of England.

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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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frederick_william_i

  • noun son of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713; reformed and strengthened the Prussian army (1688-1740)

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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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louis_xiv

  • noun king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
    Sun King; Louis the Great.

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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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edmund_ironside

  • noun king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
    Edmund II.

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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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xerxes_i

  • noun king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
    Xerxes the Great.

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louis_xii

  • noun king of France who was popular with his subjects (1462-1515)

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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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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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st._edward_the_confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.

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carl_xvi_gustav

  • noun king of Sweden since 1973 (born 1946)
    Carl XVI Gustaf.

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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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laurence_stephen_lowry

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

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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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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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