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
(as in abstract
can be naturalistic
(as in a still
life or landscape painting
), photographic, abstract, narrative...
France. Over 600 parietal
wall paintings cover
the interior walls
of the cave. The paintings represent primarily large
- The Black Paintings
negras) is the name given
to a group
of fourteen paintings
Goya from the later years
of his life,...
origin, but cave paintings
can also be of recent
production: In the Gabarnmung
cave of northern
Australia, the oldest paintings certainly predate
- of high sums of money
paid for paintings
. The sale was also significant
in that for the first
time a "modern" painting
(in this case from 1888) became...
- Indian painting
has a very long tradition
art. The earliest Indian paintings
were the rock paintings
of pre-historic times, the...
- "finished" work in oil or engraving. Watercolor painting
old, dating perhaps
to the cave paintings
Europe, and has been used for...
- include paintings
and rock-cut sculptures described
the finest surviving examples
of ancient Indian
art, particularly expressive paintings
of Shah Jahan
(1628–58), Mughal paintings continued
to develop, but court paintings became
and formal. The illustrations
- The Course
is a series
of five paintings created
Cole in the years
1833–36. It is notable
in part for reflecting
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