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A chromolithograph printed with oil paint on canvas in imitation of an oil painting.

o′le·og′ra·pher (-ŏg′rə-fər) n.
o′le·o·graph′ic adj.
o′le·og′ra·phy n.


(ˈəʊlɪəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a chromolithograph printed in oil colours to imitate the appearance of an oil painting
2. the pattern formed by a drop of oil spreading on water
oleographic adj
oleography n
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royal princesses, and developed a pan-Indian aesthetic through the circulation of oleographic reproductions of his paintings.
At the Public Library, Muriel perused (for free) the literary reviews in hopes of seeing some tiny oleographic copy of Sargent's latest picture.