Synonyms for painter

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"Compare the living face with the pictured one," said the painter.

While he was intent on these observations, Elinor turned to the painter.

A painter friend who lives by the sea has asked me to stay with him awhile.

Calvert, my friend, is a lover as well as a painter of nature.

The painter can accumulate ugliness, but I do not remember a demon worth the name.

Wanhope had the effect of appealing to Minver, but the painter would not relent.

"I've no doubt she told him so pretty promptly," the painter grinned.

"I'm afraid I didn't mean anything so serious or scientific," said the painter.

The work was finished to the satisfaction of West, but the painter was summoned home.

The Roman had soon found that his young Greek slave was a painter.

WORD ORIGIN

"artist who paints pictures," early 14c., from Old French peintor, from Latin pictor "a painter," from pingere (see paint (v.)). Sense of "workman who colors surfaces with paint" is from c.1400. As a surname, Painter is attested from mid-13c. but it is difficult to say which sense is meant. Related: Painterly.

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artist

nounperson skilled in creative activity
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