556. Painting.

556. Painting.NOUN. painting; depicting; drawing &c. v.; design; perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy; chiaroscuro &c. (light) 420 composition; treatment.

historical painting, portrait painting, miniature painting; landscape painting, marine painting; still life, flower painting, scene painting; scenography.

school, style; the grand style, high art, genre, portraiture; ornamental art &c. 847.

monochrome, polychrome; grisaille [Fr.].

pallet, palette; easel; brush, pencil, stump; black lead, charcoal, crayons, chalk, pastel; paint &c. (coloring matter) 428; watercolor, body colour, oil colour; oils, oil paint; varnish &c. 356a, priming; gouache, tempera, distemper, fresco, water glass; enamel; encaustic painting; mosaic; tapestry.

photography, heliography, colour photography; sun painting; graphics, computer graphics.

picture, painting, pièce [Fr.], tableau, canvas; oil painting &c.; fresco, cartoon; easel picture, cabinet picture, draught, draft; pencil &c. drawing, water colour drawing, etching, charcoal, pen-and-ink; sketch, outline, study.

photograph, colour photograph, black-and-white photograph, holograph, heliograph; daguerreotype, talbotype, calotype, heliotype; negative, positive; print, glossy print, matte print; enlargement, reduction, life-size print; instant photo, Polaroid photo.

technicolor, Kodachrome, Ektachrome; Polaroid.

portrait &c. (representation) 554; whole length, full length, half length; kitcat, head; miniature; shade, silhouette; profile.

landscape, seapiece; view, scene, prospect; panorama, diorama; still life.

picture gallery, exhibit; studio, atelier; pinacotheca.

VERB. paint, design, limn draw, sketch, pencil, scratch, shade, stipple, hatch, dash off, chalk out, square up; colour, dead colour, wash, varnish; draw in pencil &c. n.; paint in oils &c. n.; stencil; depict &c. (represent) 554.

ADJ. painted &c. v.; pictorial, graphic, picturesque. pencil, oil &c. n.

ADV. in pencil &c. n.

PHR. Omnis ars imitatio est naturæ. [Lat.] {Seneca—Epistolæ. 65. “All art is an imitation of nature.” }.

Animum pictura pascit inani. [Lat.] {Virgil—Æneid. I. 464. “He feeds his mind with an empty painting.” }.

Mutum est pictura poema. [Lat.] {Proverb“A picture is a dumb poem.” }.

Ut pictura poesis. [Lat.] {Horace—De Arte Poetica. 361. “As is a picture so is a poem.” }.

“He that seeks popularity in art closes the door on his own genius: as he must needs paint for other minds, and not for his own.” {Mrs. Jameson—Memoirs and Essays. (Washington Allston) }.

Nequeo monstrare et sentio tantum. [Lat.] {Juvenal—Satiræ. VII. 56. “I only feel, but want the power to paint.” }.

“There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk; and we always use the serious for professional people (except actors sometimes), and the smirk for private ladies and gentlemen who don’t care so much about looking clever.” {Charles Dickens—Nicholas Nickleby. Ch. 10. (Miss La Creevy). }.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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