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or Douw, Dow

  1. Ge·rard [gey-rahrt] /ˈgeɪ rɑrt/, 1613–75, Dutch painter: pupil of Rembrandt.
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Historical Examples

  • Don't be provokin', Ephr'm—what makes you talk in that dou'fle way?

    Romance of California Life

    John Habberton

  • Therefore, Dou's natural tendency, instead of being modified by Rembrandt, became only more pronounced.

  • The simplicity of trivialities Dou made the subject of the finest and most precious pictures in the world.

  • Very early in life Dou made use of magnifying glasses, and with great care he ground his own colors.

  • More than once he borrowed a subject from Dou—familiar scenes, and small pictures of one or two figures.

British Dictionary definitions for dou


Dow or Douw

  1. Gerard (ˈxeːrɑrt). 1613–75, Dutch portrait and genre painter
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