Painters

A person who practices the art of painting.

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painter
painters
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painters'
kunstschilders Dutch
kunstschilder Dutch
schilder Dutch
schilders Dutch
pintores Spanish
pintor Spanish
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People who practice the art of painting, which is applying pigments suspended in liquid to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image. For people who apply paint primarily to protect or give simple color to a surface, use "painters (tradespeople)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025136. The J. Paul Getty Trust.