Definition of Paintings. Meaning of Paintings. Synonyms of Paintings

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Definition of Paintings

Painting
Paint 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, Pigment, Pint.] 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 delight. --Shak. 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 wickedness. --Shak. If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope. Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch; draw; describe.
Painting
Painting 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; a picture. 3. Color laid on; paint. [R.] --Shak. 4. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words. Syn: See Picture.

Meaning of Paintings from wikipedia

- the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action (the final work is called "a painting"). The support for paintings includes such...
- date the paintings by sampling the pigment itself, torch marks on the walls, or the formation of carbonate deposits on top of the paintings. The subject...
- creates this water miscible property. The earliest oil paintings were almost all panel paintings on wood, which had been seasoned and prepared in a complicated...
- decorated with paintings (chitra), but the paintings of the Ajanta Caves are the most significant of the few ones which survive. Smaller scale painting in m****cripts...
- southwestern France. Over 600 parietal wall paintings cover the interior walls and ceilings of the cave. The paintings represent primarily large animals, typical...
- Among the listed top 89, only five are paintings by non-Western artists. Four are traditional Chinese paintings by Qi Baishi, Wu Bin and Wang Meng. In...
- The Painting (French: Le Tableau) is a 2011 French animated film directed by Jean-Fran├žois Laguionie. For mysterious reasons, a Painter has left a work...
- The Raven is a series of 28 watercolor paintings made by Nabil Kanso in 1995. The subjects of the works in the series are based on the 1845 poem "The...
- "finished" work in oil or engraving. Watercolor painting is extremely old, dating perhaps to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe, and has been used for...
- whole time. The group drew on ideas of the prehistoric, such as cave paintings and dinosaurs, which were used to influence the songwriting process and...