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Definition of Painting

Painting

  1. of Paint
  2. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors.
  3. The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture.
  4. Color laid on; paint.
  5. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.

Painting Quotations

Through a painting we can see the whole world.
Hans Hofmann

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
Plutarch

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh

Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.
Michelangelo

Good painting is like good cooking; it can be tasted, but not explained.
Maurice de Vlaminck
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Painting Translations

painting in Afrikaans is skildery
painting in Danish is billede
painting in Dutch is schildering, doek, schilderij
painting in French is tableaux, peignant
painting in Italian is pittura
painting in Norwegian is maleri
painting in Portuguese is pintura
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