Liège, Belgium

Painting

Peinture

Master's
Language: FrenchStudies in French
Subject area: arts
University website: www.acasupliege.be
Painting
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used.
Painting
Wrought he not well that painted it?
He wrought better that made the painter; and yet he's but a filthy piece of work.
William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens (date uncertain, published 1623), Act 1, scene 1, line 200. In Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 576-77.
Painting
A picture is a poem without words.
Cornificius, Anet. ad Her., 4. 28. In Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 576-77.
Painting
I mix them with my brains, sir.
John Opie, when asked with what he mixed his colors. See Samuel Smiles, Self Help, Chapter V. In Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 576-77.
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