Definition of Oil painter
1. Noun. A painter who uses oil paints.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oil Painter
Literary usage of Oil painter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Graphic Arts: A Treatise on the Varieties of Drawing, Painting, and by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1891)
"The oil-painter can either work from dark to light, from light to dark, or from a middle tint lying exactly between them to both of the two extremities. ..."
2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1851)
"M. Kendrick produces some very clever marine views, but he is almost altogether an oil painter. George Sharpe also, professedly an oil painter ..."
3. Fine Art, Chiefly Contemporary: Notices Re-printed, with Revisions by William Michael Rossetti (1867)
"... are by no means identical with the oil-painter's; nor the oil-painter's with the fresco-painter's; nor any one of these with the glass-painter's. ..."