- the art or technique of painting with oil colors.
- a painting executed in oil colors.
Origin of oil painting
Related Words for oil paintingpicture, sketch, art, canvas, depiction, portrait, composition, landscape, mural, portrayal, likeness, representation, cityscape, seascape
Examples from the Web for oil painting
Historical Examples of oil painting
I go in for oil-painting, for instance, and that is the despair of my family.Rene Mauperin
Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
This is the art of colouring a photograph so as to imitate an oil-painting.Little Folks
Lely was nearly as famous for crayon work as for oil-painting.
He assigned to her an elegant apartment, in which hung the only oil-painting of himself.The Mormon Prophet and His Harem
We were received in rooms with tables and chairs, and an oil-painting!A Journal from Japan
Marie Carmichael Stopes
- a picture painted with oil paints
- the art or process of painting with oil paints
- he's no oil painting informal he is not good-looking