Muralists

Artists who execute paintings on a wall or ceiling as part of a scheme of decoration, as distinguished from "painters (tradespeople)," who paint for the primary purpose of protecting the surface or applying simple color.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
10107
Names
muralists
muralist
muralist's
muralists'
mural painters
painters, mural
muurschilders Dutch
muurschilder Dutch
muralistas Spanish
muralista Spanish
Child Topics

More Definitions

Artists who execute paintings on a wall or ceiling as part of a scheme of decoration, as distinguished from "painters (tradespeople)," who paint for the primary purpose of protecting the surface or applying simple color.

view all →

Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025153. The J. Paul Getty Trust.