painterly

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paint·er·ly

 (pān′tər-lē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a painter; artistic.
2.
a. Having qualities unique to the art of painting.
b. Of, relating to, or being a style of painting marked by openness of form, with shapes distinguished by variations of color rather than by outline or contour.

paint′er·li·ness n.

painterly

(ˈpeɪntəlɪ)
adj
1. (Art Terms) having qualities peculiar to painting, esp the depiction of shapes by means of solid masses of colour, rather than by lines. Compare linear5
2. (Art Terms) of or characteristic of a painter; artistic

paint•er•ly

(ˈpeɪn tər li)

adj.
1. characterized by the rendering of forms and images in terms of color or tonal relations rather than contour or line.
2. of or characteristic of a painter.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.painterly - having qualities unique to the art of painting
beaux arts, fine arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
aesthetical, esthetic, esthetical, aesthetic - concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
Translations

painterly

[ˈpeɪntəlɪ] ADJ [style, talents] → pictoricista

painterly

adjmalerisch; his painterly talentsseine Begabung als Maler; Magritte’s prosaic painterly styleMagrittes prosaischer Malstil; a painterly effectein gemalter Effekt