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  • n. Plural form of painter.


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  • One of my favorite female painters is showing at the Hauser & Wirth Zürich gallery in Switzerland.

    May 2009

  • It's disgusting, said one of the painters from the building site.

    Hit and Myth

  • It explains why the two statements — that there are seven principal colors and that there are three colors that make all others — could coexist in painters 'treatises and encyclopedic works without conflict.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Several younger painters from the region have the same fierce independence, and if you have been to Oaxaca and traveled through its mist laden mountains and verdant villages bursting with color, you know it's the land speaking through these artists.

    Francisco Toledo

  • Painters designed gardens that became the subject of later landscape paintings; porcelain painters transferred these paintings onto a ceramic surface; finally, English potters studied Chinese wares in order to develop designs for their own ceramics.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • The Chinese porcelain painters responsible for these designs had borrowed extensively from the long tradition of landscape painting in China; they employed the same artistic conventions and possessed the same view of man in relation to the natural world.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • There are Mimosas in Syria; but no tree, save the fabled Zakhum, could produce the terrible apparatus with which certain French painters of the modern school have attempted to heighten the terrors of the scene.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Shall we call the painters that decorated the architecturally fantastic and airy walls of

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

  • In the Germanic Museum they fled to the Italian painters from the German pictures they had inspired; in the great hall of the Rathhaus the noble

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • A letter followed, as was the style at the time, and the Roker Park doyens quickly had to call the painters in to reletter the rows.

    World Cup special: part five – Who had the most error-strewn World Cup?


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