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pinxit

[pingk-sit]
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verb Latin.
  1. he or she painted (it): formerly used on paintings as part of the artist's signature.
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Historical Examples

  • The signature of the artist, William Kent pinxit, 1725, has been found a little to the left of the right foot of Semele.

    Kensington Palace, the birthplace of the Queen

    Ernest Law


British Dictionary definitions for pinxit

pinxit

  1. he (or she) painted it: an inscription sometimes found on paintings following the artist's name
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