- an artist whose specialty is small, discrete works.
- a person who makes, collects, or specializes in miniature objects: a miniaturist with a collection of dollhouses.
Origin of miniaturist
Related Words for miniaturistillustrator, artisan, craftsman, animator, landscapist, miniaturist, dauber
Examples from the Web for miniaturist
Historical Examples of miniaturist
He was brought up, as his father had been before him and as his son was after him, as a miniaturist.The Story of Verona
In the early days Fra Angelico must have been a miniaturist.Fra Angelico
Yet he was far from being a miniaturist,—he was, in fact, anything but that.Edward MacDowell
It followed that, when they attempted subjects on a really large scale, the faults of the miniaturist clung about them.Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3
John Addington Symonds
The work of the miniaturist and the scribe grew more and more delicate and exquisite in form, colour, and invention.The Bases of Design
- a person who paints miniature portraits