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Balthus

noun
  1. real name Balthasar Klossowski de Rola . 1908–2001, French painter of Polish descent, noted esp for his paintings of adolescent girls
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Historical Examples

  • Read on this subject the learned reply of Father Balthus to the treatises of MM.

    The Phantom World

    Augustin Calmet

  • Balthus faltered in his stride, and clammy sweat beaded his flesh.

    Beyond the Black River

    Robert E. Howard

  • Balthus no longer doubted the actuality of the shaman's magic.

    Beyond the Black River

    Robert E. Howard

  • Conan was as much a part of this wilderness as Balthus was alien to it.

    Beyond the Black River

    Robert E. Howard

  • Balthus saw the women and naked children scurrying to the huts.

    Beyond the Black River

    Robert E. Howard