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Greuze

[grœz] /grœz/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA),
1725–1805, French painter.
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  • "It is hard to say whether she is a Raphael or a Greuze," said Serge.

  • As for Nick and me, we knew nothing of Greuze and Watteau then, and we could only stare in astonishment.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • The family makes a sentimental group in the style of Greuze.

    The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
  • The arrangement of the scarves and draperies is essentially “Greuze.”

    Greuze

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  • Merely clever in all else, Greuze rises above himself when he approaches these.

    Greuze

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  • He was a pupil of Devosge and Greuze, and also painted in pastel.

  • He took Chardin and Greuze as his models, and is a real master in talent.

  • There are some good busts and modern pictures—a pretty Greuze.

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  • You are to 128 be the girl with the broken pitcher in the painting by Greuze.

    Randy's Summer Amy Brooks
  • When Mr. Trimp smiled Greuze might have wanted to paint his lips for a child-study.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
British Dictionary definitions for Greuze

Greuze

/French ɡrøz/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1725–1805, French genre and portrait painter
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