from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A word appended to the artist's name or initials on a painting, or engraved copy of a painting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A word occurring as a part of a marginal note on a picture, noting who painted it: as, Rubens pinxit, ‘Rubens painted (this).’ Abbreviated pinx. and pxt.


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