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noun as in house painter

noun as in artist

noun as in one who paints

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He named most of his 17 children after famous painters, including Rembrandt, Rubens, and Titian.

A painter might scan a painting, for instance, or a musician might record a song.

Heinsohn had a successful insurance business for several years and was also a skilled painter, primarily of landscape scenes.

Nomadica sources its wines from boutique winemakers, packaging them in chic cans with limited-edition art from independent illustrators, painters, sculptors, photographers, and street artists.

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The night sky is covered in thick brushstrokes from the background painters, and the kids mostly dress as ghosts in a way that almost lets them seem to float through that night in the animated landscape.

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According to some rumors, Goya was once on staff before his fame as a Spanish painter.

Court painter to the Spanish Crown, he is perhaps best known for his harrowing Disasters of War series.

And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.

The man who was to be the most successful painter of all time was now being linked to the most famous art theft in history.

In May he attended the inauguration of a museum to house the works of the Ecuadorian painter Santiago Carbonell in Querétaro.

About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.

In 1856 she married Mesdag, who, rather late in life decided to follow the career of a painter.

Daughter of Gustav Graf and wife of the portrait painter, Lepsius.

John Wilson, a celebrated landscape and marine painter, died at Folkstone, aged 81.

Providence, interposing, made him a painter, and the gaiety of nations has been increased by the possession of some storks.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to painter, such as: dauber, calciminer, interior decorator, and paint-slinger.

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