Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who paints miniatures; an illuminator of manuscripts, or a painter of small pictures, especially portraits.
- n. An artist who paints miniature figures or scenes.
- n. A person who creates or collects miniature figurines (such as dolls).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A painter of miniatures.
- n. someone who paints tiny pictures in great detail
- miniature + -ist (Wiktionary)
“Hunt is a careful miniaturist, capturing moods and places in just a few sentences.”
“Edridge, Henry (1769 – 1821): engraver and miniaturist renowned for his portrait drawings.”
“She compared her own technique to a miniaturist, "the little bit of ivory on which I work with so fine a brush".”
“Although one might hope that Robison would again concentrate more of her attention on the short story, the form in which I believe her best work is to be found, it neverthelesswill be interesting to seeif she can continue to apply her miniaturist skills tocompelling effect in whatever future novels she may write as well.”
“At left, "The Silver Goblet," a 1912 watercolor-on-ivory self-portrait by the Atlanta-based miniaturist Lucy May Stanton.”
“Peg Mokrass: So … you are a miniaturist then … stubbornly so.”
“If Fred Tomaselli (b. 1956) had lived during the Byzantine era, he might have been a mosaicist; during the Middle Ages, a miniaturist — a painter of fantastical scenes densely woven out of flora and fauna — decorating the margins of illuminated manuscripts.”
“With plays such as My Child and Contractions, Mike Bartlett has established a reputation as a theatrical miniaturist.”
“Far more miniaturist, and ultimately more predictive of the future arc of Argentina's fine-wine trajectory, are artisanal wineries such as Achával Ferrer and Viña Alicia.”
“On Saturday, May 3rd, come find out why Jeffrey Eugenides, Deborah Eisenberg, Michael Krüger, Wayne Koestenbaum, and Susan Bernofsky find miniaturist and microsciptologist Robert Walser one of the most compelling of 20th-century writers.”
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