Definition of Paintings. Meaning of Paintings. Synonyms of Paintings
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Definition of Paintings
PaintingPaint Paint (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture,
1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
paint a house, a signboard, etc.
Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
Kings ix. 30.
2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
colors; to diversify with colors.
Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
Cuckoo buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with
3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
Disloyal? The word is too good to paint out her
If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
draw; describe. PaintingPainting Paint"ing, n.
1. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with,
paints or colors.
2. (Fine Arts) The work of the painter; also, any work of art
in which objects are represented in color on a flat
surface; a colored representation of any object or scene;
3. Color laid on; paint. [R.] --Shak.
4. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.
Syn: See Picture.
Meaning of Paintings from wikipedia
origin. In art, the term painting describes
both the act and the result
of the action. The support
for paintings includes
origin, but cave paintings
can also be of recent
production: In the Gabarnmung
cave of northern
Australia, the oldest paintings certainly predate
- The Black Paintings
negras) is the name given
to a group
of fourteen paintings
Goya from the later years
of his life,...
in the surface
of finished paintings
as a change
that's not from the paint. Standard sizes
for oil paintings
were set in France
in the 19th century...
is one of several paintings
by the Dutch artist Vincent
van Gogh, and one of a series
he made at the Saint
- "finished" work in oil or engraving. Watercolor painting
old, dating perhaps
to the cave paintings
Europe, and has been used for...
for the action
of the figures
in their paintings
in the 15th century, landscape painting
as a genre
in Europe, as a setting...
in relatively small illustrations
to texts, but also mural paintings
, and paintings
in folk styles
on cloth, in particular
ones on scrolls
, but the paintings
of the Ajanta Caves
are the most significant
of the few ones which
survive. Smaller scale painting
- panel paintings
have survived. A series
of 6th century
BC painted tablets
the oldest surviving
Gr**** panel paintings
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