varnishing day


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varnishing day

n
(Art Terms) (at an exhibition of paintings) the day before the opening when artists may varnish or retouch their pictures after they have been hung
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I am looking forward to attending Varnishing Day, when the Royal V Academicians and artists whose work is selected, attend".
He tells of the one-upmanship at Varnishing Day, in the early 1830s at the Royal Academy, where Constable was displaying The Opening Of Waterloo Bridge.
On the varnishing day," he wrote, "I found them in the most exalted situations.
The book begins at the start of their seventh encounter, varnishing day of the now-famous Rut's first Norwegian art exhibit.