portrait painter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n portrait painter a painter or drawer of portraits
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Usage

In literature:

The artist leapt at once into the front rank, and became the fashionable portrait painter of the day.
"Great Masters in Painting: Rembrandt van Rijn" by Malcolm Bell
Do you recognize the portrait there, Paul Hunt, and can you guess the painter?
"One Of Them" by Charles James Lever
The dog had long been waiting for a portrait sitting, but the busy painter seemed to have no time for the work.
"Landseer" by Estelle M. Hurll
That was my first experience as a portrait-painter.
"Fragments of an Autobiography" by Felix Moscheles
Boutet de Monvel, the painter of children; Bonnat, the portrait-painter; and, among the younger artists, Sisley may be mentioned.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
Raphael, the Painters tell us, is the best of all Portrait-painters withal.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
He's a portrait painter, one of the coming ones.
"Cinderella Jane" by Marjorie Benton Cooke
Twice before, his portraits had secured luck to their fortunate painters.
"The Jolliest Term on Record" by Angela Brazil
The set begins with a picture of Peter the Great, after a portrait by the Dutch painter De Moor, on the 1 kopec stamp.
"The Postage Stamp in War" by Fred. J. Melville
AIKMAN, William, an eminent Scottish portrait-painter, born in Forfarshire in 1682, died in 1731.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
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In poetry:

And had he near the royal easel flown,
And seen the features of this mimic brother,
He would have known the portrait for his own,
And claim'd the beauteous painter for his mother.
"Lines To Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth" by Sir John Carr

In news:

Deane Keller, a portrait painter and former professor of art at Yale University, died on Sunday at the Whitney Center, a medical unit in Hamden, Conn.
Juliet Man Ray, the widow and major subject of later portraits by the avant-garde painter and photographer Man Ray, died on Thursday at the Huntington Hospital on Long Island.
With great portraits it is usually the painter, not the painted, who is remembered: even emperors, kings and popes take second place when Titian, Rubens or Velázquez portray them.
"Untitled (Self-portrait)," a 1984 work by the German painter Albert Oehlen.
Her biography, Modigliani : A Life, is a fully realized portrait of one of the 20th century's master painters and sculptors.
Roll Over, Dürer: Portrait Painter Eneas Capalbo Turns 'It' Girls Regal.
Renowned portrait painter settles in Brentwood.
JixiPix announces Portrait Painter for the Mac.
Painter of Portraits Was Often Satirical.
After nearly 150 years, the work of a world-class portrait painter who began his career in Central New York returns home to prominence and a hero's welcome.
This six-bedroom converted granary, formerly the home and studio of renowned portrait painter David Poole, includes a self-contained, two-bedroom annex.—Nick Clayton.
Known for the painterly quality of his photos, he often used self-portraits to explore conflicting ideas about identity.
A billion-dollar survey of British portrait painter Lucian Freud .
It will focus exclusively on Edouard Manet's and his talent as a portrait painter.
Will Barnet, 101: Printmaker and painter known for elegantly stylized portraits and classically composed visions of beautiful women and children.
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