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  • n. Plural form of miniaturist.


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  • She was a social center of the royal court, influencing fashion and lifestyle, and a collector who acquired works from miniaturists, cabinetmakers and porcelain manufacturers.

    Buying Aristocratic Art

  • Above all he was the 20th century reviver of the medieval craft of the miniaturists and illuminators of sacred texts, a multi-patriot who devoted his enormous talents to the struggle for freedom and against political evil, an artist who so forcefully depicted the battle to defeat the Nazis and their Axis allies, that Eleanor Roosevelt declared him a "one man army against Hitler."

    Arthur Szyk: A New Exhibit of the Great Illuminator

  • Also as a dollhouse miniaturist who blogs about it I must say I love the miniature coffin though wonder if they 'stole' it from miniaturists and fitted it with a ring box, or if it's approximately 1:12 scale and I could pull the ring box out to use it as a dollhouse miniature?

    Ok, You Win. I'll Post the Divorce Cakes.

  • No, my pet hypothesis is that all those crazy miniature-miniaturists were more or less short-sighted - and maybe extremely so.

    How on earth did they do it?

  • Have you ever wondered how those miniaturists did it?

    How on earth did they do it?

  • On first viewing a sample of the Getty's medieval manuscripts in 1997, I wrote, "Letting your eye course around the intricate lines and details, feasting on the gold and the brighter-than-life colors, trying to get inside the rapturous imaginations of these meticulous miniaturists felt like going to heaven."

    A Most Illuminating Show of Medieval Manuscript Pages

  • In my novel, My Name is Red, when I wrote about the old Persian miniaturists who had drawn the same horse with the same passion for so many years, memorising each stroke, that they could recreate that beautiful horse even with their eyes closed,

    Orhan Pamuk - Nobel Lecture

  • He died in 1785, predeceased or closely followed by all of his sons. 8 Several of his grandchildren maintained connections to coloring practices as miniaturists and porcelain manufacturers, but his color-printed-picture company did not continue past the second generation.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • They may picture children's games, play activity, lifelong devotions such as Chess, or strange hobbyists such as miniaturists.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Similar concerns inspired the ateliers of the miniaturists.

    India: The Place of Sex


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