the art or technique of painting with oil colors.
a painting executed in oil colors.
- oil painter, noun
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How to use oil painting in a sentence
They were also replicated, in several series of frankly undistinguished oil paintings that have turned up all over Europe, and more appealingly in other media too.There’s No Definitive List of Roman Empresses. Their Individual Stories Still Matter | Mary Beard | October 12, 2021 | Time
On the other hand, original art is non-fungible because you can exchange an oil painting of a donut for a Photoshop painting of a cat and have two completely different items.
Specialized microbes have been set loose on everything from centuries-old frescoes to oil paintings to massive cathedral walls, all in an effort to clean and restore the original glory of these pieces of cultural heritage.
One—a small oil painting on a wood panel depicting the profile of an old man in a hat and cloak—made its way to South Africa in the late 1950s.How a South African university proved a Rembrandt was a fake | Isabelle McGinn | May 22, 2021 | Quartz
What Norman Rockwell was to oil painting, Archie Andrews was to comic books.Lena Dunham and the Renaissance of Archie Andrews (He’s Not Dead Yet) | Hugh Ryan | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The two-day pop-up auction, which concludes Thursday evening, has the price for the "vandalized" oil painting at over $310,000.
The cuffs had flecks from every good or bad oil painting I did.
We see flashes of a marble bust, a tasteful oil painting, and a modest lamp.Rihanna Teaches Miley Cyrus How to Twerk in Sexy Video for ‘Pour It Up’ | Amy Zimmerman | October 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Take, for example, the Magritte nail I got from Raquel, which was a complete replica of the artist's oil painting The Son of Man.
At one end was the head of a girl, that they called "Emeline," and at the other was an oil-painting of a cat.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
That this is not a necessary attendant on oil-painting, we have abundant instances in more modern painters.Seven Discourses on Art | Joshua Reynolds
It was a small oil painting, dark with dirt and age, and much of the detail lost in a general blackness.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels | Mrs. Charles Bryce
Andrea del Sarto is seen here in his highest glory of oil-painting.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3) | George Eliot
oil painting in the Amsterdam Exchange building representing Mercurius.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.) | C. H. Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for oil painting
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
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