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  1. Claude Jo·seph [klohd zhaw-zef] /kloʊd ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1714–89, French painter.
  2. his grandson(É·mile Jean) Hor·ace [ey-meel zhahn aw-ras] /eɪˈmil ʒɑ̃ ɔˈras/, 1789–1863, French painter.
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Examples from the Web for vernet

Historical Examples of vernet

  • In his anger he muttered an exclamation which attracted the attention of Vernet.

    The Ivory Snuff Box

    Arnold Fredericks

  • At this time Vernet was the most successful of French artists.

  • There is nothing to remind one of Claude, or Vernet, or Stanfield.

    Prose Idylls

    Charles Kingsley

  • Past and present in the eternal city, as it was in Vernet's day.

  • I know; and I might have chosen Vernet, if the choice had been given me.

    Dangerous Ground

    Lawrence L. Lynch