Origin of limner
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Cotton Mather also alludes to a certain artist whom he speaks of as a limner.Art in America|Samuel Greene Wheeler (S.G.W.) Benjamin
When Boucher died, the generation of which he was the limner was near come to its violent end.Boucher|Haldane Macfall
The limner's art is still almost a novelty here; and many persons of rank solicited permission to witness the operation.A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2|Otto von Kotzebue
If that was not an acknowledgment of the limner's fidelity, what could be?Girlhood and Womanhood|Sarah Tytler
They were well manned, and had, beside the officers customary in king's ships, a botanist and limner on board each vessel.