Origin of palette knife
Examples from the Web for palette knife
With the handle of a palette-knife he stirred the crumbs and milk together and stepped back as she thrust her nose into the mess.The King in Yellow|Robert W. Chambers
Rosa (Salvator): dark, inscrutable pictures, relieved by dabs of palette-knife.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama|E. Cobham Brewer
To obtain the freedom of accident Rembrandt put on his colours with his palette-knife; a very common practice at the present day.
What has been said with regard to Rembrandt laying on his colours with the palette-knife, is very much exaggerated.Rembrandt and His Works|John Burnet
It astonished them to see him use his palette-knife instead of a brush to put on paint and spread it over the canvas.The Land's End|W. H. Hudson