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painting [ 'peintiŋ] n.油画;绘画;着色

painting ['peintiŋ] n. 油画,水彩画

工笔 traditional Chinese realistic painting

水墨画 Chinese brush drawing; ink and wash painting

Oil Painting 油画

年画 New Year paintings

生产、检测及涂装设备 Production,Test & Painting Equipment

This painting represents a storm at sea.
这幅图画表现了大海起风暴的情景。

He does not clearly represent the stages of painting a picture.
他没有讲清楚绘画的步骤。

The museum is trying to raise enough money to purchase a painting by Van Gogh.
博物馆正在设法筹集足够的资金以购买一幅凡高的画。

The visual arts are painting and dancing, etc. as opposed to music and literature.
视觉艺术是绘画,舞蹈等,与音乐和文学相对。

I thought the painting was old but it had been faked.
我以为这是幅古画,但却是赝品。

When you say a painting is a fake, you mean it is not authentic.
当你说一幅画是赝品时,你是指它不是真品。

They managed to get the authentic painting by a famous painter off the wall.
他们设法将那幅著名画家的真迹从墙上弄了下来。

This painting is a fake.
这幅画是赝品。

His despair of becoming a great artist made him stop painting.
他因感到不能成为大画家而绝望,从此放弃作画。

A significant reward is offered for the recovery of a painting by Picasso.
为追回毕加索的一幅画, 已出了一大笔赏金。

Bright colors characterize his early paintings.
明亮的色彩是他早期绘画的特点。

restore a painting
修复一幅画

This painting is a classic example of the French Impressionist style.
这幅画是法国印象派的经典之作。

This is a rather old house. It needs painting.
这房子挺旧的,得刷一下才行。

She has a particular interest in painting.
她特别爱好绘画。

Looking at a beautiful painting always gives one satisfaction.
观赏一幅美丽的图画使人心满意足。

He takes great delight in painting.
他爱好绘画。

The painting took his fancy, so he bought it.
这幅画被他看中了,所以他就把他买了下来。

His two great interests in life are music and painting.
音乐和绘画是他生活中的两大嗜好。

The rain ruined my painting.
这场雨把我的画给毁了。

This painting is very valuable.
这幅绘画非常名贵。

A Do you like sports and keep-fit activities?
A 你喜欢体育和健身活动吗?
B Yes, I do . . . but I prefer creative activities.
B 是的,我喜欢. . .但是我更喜欢创造性活动。
A What kind of things?
A 哪些活动?
B Well, like painting. I really enjoy painting. I’m not very good at it, but I enjoy doing it.
B 哦,像绘画。我非常喜欢绘画。我不太擅长,但是我喜欢。
A I never knew you like painting!? I’d love to see your work.
A 我从不知道你喜欢绘画!我想看看你的作品。
B Well, it’s only a hobby really. But I’ll show you some of my paintings, if you like.
B 哦,这只不过是我的爱好。但是如果你愿意的话,我将给你看几幅我的画。

A Panjiayuan Market is really good, but I can’t decide what to buy.
A 潘家园市场真是太棒了, 但是我就是决定不了要买什么。
B What kind of thing are you looking for?
B 这得根据你决定想买那类的?
A I don’t know. Maybe a painting, maybe some silk, maybe some jade.
A 我不知道。可能一些画,或者丝绸,或者玉佩之类的。
B Well, you can buy almost anything here! Try and choose something.
B 嗯, 你可以买到任何东西! 试试选择一些东西。

Good painting is like good cooking; it ca n be tasted, but not explained.
Maurice de vlaminck , French painter 
简单地说,伟大的文学就是包涵极其丰富意义的语言。
美国诗人庞德E 

Painting is silent poetry , and poetry is a apeaking picture.
Simonides, ancient Greek writer 
画是无言之诗,诗是有声之画。
古希腊作家西蒙尼特斯

cool! 很棒!; 很好!
a: this is the painting that i was talking about. what do you think?
A: 这就是我跟你讲的那幅画。你觉得怎么样?
B: Cool! I love it!
B: 哇! 真棒! 我好喜欢啊!
“it’s cool.” 跟“it’s neat.” 都是「很棒、 很好」的意思。
美国人在很多与感觉有关的字都用的比我们强烈许多。不了解这一点, 有些东方人会被误解为「冷漠」。如果老外给你看他的作品, 你告诉他你喜欢 (i like it.), 在他耳里听到的就变成 “it’s all right. i don’t really like it.” (还好了, 我并不是真的很喜欢。) 这不是一个要不要讨人欢喜的问题, 而是个入境随俗的问题。

"Did you read in the paper how bold that robber was at the art museum . he cut three paintings from their frameds and walked out with them right under the nose of the guards."
“你有没有在报上看到关于那个去博物馆偷东西的贼有多么大胆的消息吗?他把三幅画从镜框里割了下来,然后就竟然在警卫的鼻子底下带出了博物馆。”

A: Ping, are there any good places to buy Chinese paintings?
A: 平,哪里是买中国画的好地方?
B: Do you mean traditional paintings?
B: 你是说传统绘画吗?
A: Yes. Landscapes and traditional art.
A: 是的,风景和传统艺术品。
B: There’re quite a few shops and galleries near your hotel.
B: 在你住的饭店附近有几家商店和艺术馆。
A: Are they cheap or expensive?
A: 那里的东西贵还是便宜?
B: Well, it depends on what you buy! You can also go to Panjiayuan Market. There’re lots of paintings and art there.
B: 哦,那要取决于你买什么。你也可以去潘家园市场。那里有很多画和艺术品。
A: Ok. Let’s go there. That sounds interesting.
A: 好,咱们就去那里。听起来很吸引人。

按 [àn] /to press (with the hand)/to push/to control/to restrain/to check/pressing down (brush movement in painting)/according to/in the light of/

白脸 [bái liǎn] /white face/face painting in Beijing Opera/etc/

败笔 [bài bǐ] /a faulty stroke in calligraphy or painting/a faulty expression in writing/

笔触 [bǐ chù] /brush stroke in Chinese painting and calligraphy/brushwork/style of drawing or writing/

壁画 [bì huà] /mural (painting)/fresco/

裱 [biǎo] /hang (paper)/mount (painting)/

擦 [cā] /to wipe/to erase/rubbing (brush stroke in painting)/to clean/to polish/

彩蚌 [cǎi bàng] /painted shell/painting on shell/

侧锋 [cè fēng] /oblique attack (brush movement in painting)/

黛 [dài] /umber-black dye for painting the eyebrow/

丹青 [dān qīng] /painting/

顿挫 [dùn cuò] /with syncopated cadence (brush stroke in painting)/

横笔 [héng bǐ] /bristles lying down (brush movement in painting)/

画 [huà] /draw/picture/painting/

画儿 [huar4] /picture/drawing/painting/

绘画 [huì huà] /drawing/painting/

临摹 [lín mó] /to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting, etc.)/

临写 [lín xiě] /to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting)/

起伏 [qǐ fú] /ups and downs/with a wavy motion (brush stroke in painting)/

实肘 [shí zhǒu] /full arm (method of painting)/

手迹 [shǒu jī] /sb.'s original handwriting or painting/

提 [tí] /to carry/to lift/to put forward/(upwards character stroke)/lifting (brush stroke in painting)/to mention/

拖 [tuō] /dragging (brush stroke in painting)/to drag along/

虚腕 [xū wàn] /empty wrist (method of painting)/

油画 [yóu huà] /oil painting/

折笔 [zhé bǐ] /against the bristles (brush movement in painting)/

正锋 [zhèng fēng] /frontal attack (brush movement in painting)/

指法 [zhǐ fǎ] /finger method (in painting)/

This nonverbal "spatial" thinking can be just as creative as painting and writing.
这种非语言的空间思维方式与绘画和写作一样具有创意。
Robert Fulton once wrote, "The mechanic should sit down among levers, screws, wedges, wheels, etc, like a poet among the letters of the alphabet, considering them as exhibition of his thoughts, in which a new arrangement transmits a new idea."
罗伯特·法欧曾写道:“技术人员坐在杠杆、螺钉、楔子、轮子等中间,如同一位诗人处在词汇之中,应该把它们看做是自己思想的一种表达,每一个新的组合都能传达一个新的意念。”

{adj: Dutch} of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture
"Dutch painting"
"Dutch painters"

{adj: abrupt, precipitous, sharp} extremely steep
"an abrupt canyon"
"the precipitous rapids of the upper river"
"the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"
"a sharp drop"

{adj: abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective} not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
"a large abstract painting"

{adj: allegorical, allegoric} used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
"allegorical stories"
"an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army"

{adj: amateurish, amateur, inexpert, unskilled} lacking professional skill or expertise
"a very amateurish job"
"inexpert but conscientious efforts"
"an unskilled painting"

{adj: asserted} confidently declared to be so
"the asserted value of the painting"

{adj: beautiful} delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
"a beautiful child"
"beautiful country"
"a beautiful painting"
"a beautiful theory"
"a beautiful party"
<-> ugly

{adj: boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly} noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
"a boisterous crowd"
"a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"
"a robustious group of teenagers"
"beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"
"an unruly class"

{adj: busy, fussy} overcrowded or cluttered with detail
"a busy painting"
"a fussy design"

{adj: dilettante, dilettantish, dilettanteish, sciolistic} showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
"his dilettantish efforts at painting"

{adj: edifying, enlightening} enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement
"the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"
<-> unedifying

{adj: encircling, skirting} being all around the edges; enclosing
"his encircling arms"
"the room's skirting board needs painting"

{adj: enhanced} increased or intensified in value or beauty or quality
"her enhanced beauty was the result of a good night's sleep rather than makeup"
"careful cleaning was responsible for the enhanced value of the painting"

{adj: hung} (usually followed by `with' or used in a combining form) having items suspended on or from a support
"walls hung with valuable paintings"
"a vine-hung trellis"

{adj: idiosyncratic} peculiar to the individual
"we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures"
"Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting"

{adj: intimate, knowledgeable, versed} thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
"this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson
"knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read

{adj: louche, shady} of questionable taste or morality
"a louche nightclub"
"a louche painting"

{adj: mural} of or relating to walls
"mural painting"

{adj: painted} lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting
"in public he wore a painted smile"

{adj: painterly} having qualities unique to the art of painting

{adj: psychedelic} having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
"a psychedelic painting"

{adj: related, related to} being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
"painting and the related arts"
"school-related activities"
"related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"
<-> unrelated

{adj: titled} having or given a name or title
"many paintings are titled simply `Untitled'"
<-> untitled

{adj: two-dimensional, 2-dimensional, flat} lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
"a film with two-dimensional characters"
"a flat two-dimensional painting"

{adj: typical} exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
"a typical American girl"
"a typical suburban community"
"the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"
"a painting typical of the Impressionist school"
"a typical romantic poem"
"a typical case of arteritis"
<-> atypical

{adj: unseasoned, untested, untried, young} not tried or tested by experience
"unseasoned artillery volunteers"
"still untested in battle"
"an illustrator untried in mural painting"
"a young hand at plowing"

{adj: untitled} not having a title or name
"his still untitled autobiography"
"many paintings are titled simply `Untitled'"
<-> titled

{adv: absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead} completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
"an absolutely magnificent painting"
"a perfectly idiotic idea"
"you're perfectly right"
"utterly miserable"
"you can be dead sure of my innocence"
"was dead tired"
"dead right"

{adv: freely} in a free manner
"the painting featured freely brushed strokes"

{adv: humiliatingly, demeaningly} in a humiliating manner
"the painting was reproduced humiliatingly small"

{adv: insinuatingly} in an insinuating manner
"the art book has art to sell, insinuatingly, and for a purpose, like the American muse, which has in fact a tradition to sell, and one which doesn't exist, in painting"

{adv: pensively} in a pensive manner
"pensively he stared at the painting"

{adv: underneath} under or below an object or a surface; at a lower place or level; directly beneath
"we could see the original painting underneath"
"a house with a good foundation underneath"

{adv: unexcitingly} in an unexciting manner
"this painting was nothing more but an unexcitingly grey canvas with a few red speckles"
<-> excitingly

{adv: unwarrantably} in an unwarrantable manner or to an unwarranted degree
"in this painting, the relationship of the upper part of the body to the lower is uneasy and the right thigh seems unwarrantably stressed"

{adv: well, considerably, substantially} to a great extent or degree
"I'm afraid the film was well over budget"
"painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"
"the house has fallen considerably in value"
"the price went up substantially"

{n: Abstract Expressionism, action painting} a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles

{n: Ash Can, Ashcan school} early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life

{n: Audubon, John James Audubon} United States ornithologist and artist (born in Haiti) noted for his paintings of birds of America (1785-1851)

{n: Benton, Thomas Hart Benton} United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)

{n: Botticelli, Sandro Botticelli, Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi} Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)

{n: Eyck, van Eyck, Jan van Eyck} Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)

{n: Fragonard, Jean Honore Fragonard} French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)

{n: High Renaissance} the artistic style of early 16th century painting in Florence and Rome; characterized by technical mastery and heroic composition and humanistic content

{n: Krasner, Lee Krasner} United States artist remembered for her spontaneous approach to painting; she was a founder of the New York school of abstract expressionism (1908-1984)

{n: Lascaux} a cave in southwestern France that contains Paleolithic paintings

{n: Pollock, Jackson Pollock} United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)

{n: Raphael, Raffaello Santi, Raffaello Sanzio} Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)

{n: Rothko, Mark Rothko} United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)

{n: Royal Academy, Royal Academy of Arts} an honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain

{n: Utrillo, Maurice Utrillo} French painter noted for his paintings of Parisian street scenes (1883-1955)

{n: abstraction} an abstract painting

{n: armored car, armoured car} an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables
"the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car"

{n: art critic} a critic of paintings

{n: art exhibition} an exhibition of art objects (paintings or statues)

{n: art form} (architecture) a form of artistic expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)

{n: art history} the academic discipline that studies the development of painting and sculpture

{n: attribution, ascription} assigning to a cause or source
"the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath"
"he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso"

{n: auction block, block} a platform from which an auctioneer sells
"they put their paintings on the block"

{n: benchmark} a standard by which something can be measured or judged
"his painting sets the benchmark of quality"

{n: canvas, canvass} an oil painting on canvas fabric

{n: ceiling} the overhead upper surface of a room
"he hated painting the ceiling"

{n: cityscape} painting depicting a city or urban area

{n: contradistinction} a distinction drawn on the basis of contrast
"sculpture in contradistinction to painting"

{n: dada, dadaism} a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty

{n: daub} an unskillful painting

{n: depiction, delineation, portrayal} representation by drawing or painting etc

{n: diminutiveness, minuteness, petiteness, tininess, weeness} the property of being very small in size
"hence the minuteness of detail in the painting"

{n: diptych} a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book)

{n: distemper} a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder; used for painting posters or murals or stage scenery

{n: distemper} a painting created with paint that is made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder

{n: finger-painting} a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers

{n: finger-painting} painting by using the fingers to spread the paint

{n: fresco} a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster

{n: game} an amusement or pastime
"they played word games"
"he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"
"his life was all fun and games"

{n: genre painting} a genre depicting everyday life

{n: gesso} gypsum or plaster of Paris spread on a surface to make it suitable for painting or gilding (or a surface so prepared)

{n: graphic art} the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking

{n: grisaille} chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief

{n: ground} (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting

{n: horror} something that inspires dislike; something horrible
"the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him"

{n: icon, ikon} a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church

{n: impasto} painting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visible

{n: impression, effect} an outward appearance
"he made a good impression"
"I wanted to create an impression of success"
"she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"

{n: interpreter} someone who uses art to represent something
"his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature"
"she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles"

{n: landscape, landscape painting} a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery

{n: landscape} painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

{n: magic realism} genre of meticulously realistic painting of imaginary scenes and fantastic images

{n: miniature, illumination} painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)

{n: minimalism, minimal art, reductivism} an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color

{n: monochrome} painting done in a range of tones of a single color

{n: mural, wall painting} a painting that is applied to a wall surface

{n: neoexpressionism} an art movement based on expressionism; developed in 1980s in Europe and United States; crudely drawn garish paintings

{n: nude, nude painting} a painting of a naked human figure

{n: oil painting} a picture painted with oil paints

{n: oil painting} the art or method of painting with oil paints

{n: painting, house painting} the occupation of a house painter
"house painting was the only craft he knew"

{n: painting, picture} graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
"a small painting by Picasso"
"he bought the painting as an investment"
"his pictures hang in the Louvre"

{n: painting} creating a picture with paints
"he studied painting and sculpture for many years"

{n: painting} the act of applying paint to a surface
"you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"

{n: palette, pallet} the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art

{n: pentimento} the reappearance in a painting of an underlying image that had been painted over (usually when the later painting becomes transparent with age)

{n: pictorial representation, picturing} visual representation as by photography or painting

{n: picture plane} the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work

{n: pointilism} a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

{n: pointillism} a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France

{n: portrait} a painting of a person's face

{n: predomination, predominance} the quality of being more noticeable than anything else
"the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone"

{n: reaction} doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like
"his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"

{n: sand painting} a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho); made of fine colored sands on a neutral background

{n: scenery, scene} the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
"they worked all night painting the scenery"

{n: school} a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
"the Venetian school of painting"

{n: seascape, waterscape} a painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)

{n: second wind} renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking
"She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting"
"the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind"

{n: semi-abstraction} a semiabstract painting

{n: shading} graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

{n: spray painting} applying paint with a sprayer

{n: still life} a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers

{n: stretcher} a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

{n: synthetism} a genre of French painting characterized by bright flat shapes and symbolic treatments of abstract ideas

{n: tableau, tableau vivant} a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)

{n: tanka} a Tibetan religious painting on fabric

{n: title} the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
"he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title"
"he refused to give titles to his paintings"
"I can never remember movie titles"

{n: triptych} art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

{n: trompe l'oeil} a painting rendered in such great detail as to deceive the viewer concerning its reality

{n: vagueness} indistinctness of shape or character
"the scene had the swirling vagueness of a painting by Turner"

{n: value} relative darkness or lightness of a color
"I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe

{n: watercolor, water-color, watercolour, water-colour} a painting produced with watercolors

{n: watercolor, water-color, watercolour, water-colour} the art or technique of painting with watercolors

{n: word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation} a graphic or vivid verbal description
"too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"
"the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"
"the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

{n: work of art} art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture of artistic merit)

{v: carry, convey, express} serve as a means for expressing something
"The painting of Mary carries motherly love"
"His voice carried a lot af anger"

{v: characterize, characterise} be characteristic of
"What characterizes a Venetian painting?"

{v: come to life} be lifelike, as of a paintings
"If you look at it long enough, this portrait comes to life!"

{v: commend} present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
"His paintings commend him to the artistic world"

{v: crate} put into a crate ; as for protection
"crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum"
<-> uncrate

{v: create} bring into existence
"The company was created 25 years ago"
"He created a new movement in painting"

{v: devalue} lower the value or quality of
"The tear devalues the painting"

{v: develop, acquire, evolve} gain through experience
"I acquired a strong aversion to television"
"Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"
"Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"
"develop a passion for painting"

{v: discolor} lose color or turn colorless
"The painting discolored"
<-> color

{v: embody} represent or express something abstract in tangible form
"This painting embodies the feelings of the Romantic period"

{v: fetch, bring in, bring} be sold for a certain price
"The painting brought $10,000"
"The old print fetched a high price at the auction"

{v: get around to} do something despite obstacles such as lack of time
"He finally got around to painting the windows"

{v: get, acquire} come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"
"They acquired a new pet"
"Get your results the next day"
"Get permission to take a few days off from work"

{v: illuminate} add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)

{v: incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate} represent in bodily form
"He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"
"The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"

{v: inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt} heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"

{v: offer, bid, tender} propose a payment
"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

{v: paint} make a painting of
"He painted his mistress many times"

{v: paint} make a painting
"he painted all day in the garden"
"He painted a painting of the garden"

{v: perform, execute, do} carry out or perform an action
"John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"
"the skater executed a triple pirouette"
"she did a little dance"

{v: picture, depict, render, show} show in, or as in, a picture
"This scene depicts country life"
"the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"

{v: portray, present} represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally
"The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"

{v: pressure-wash, powerwash} wash before painting to remove old paint and mildew
"pressure-wash the house"

{v: profile} represent in profile, by drawing or painting

{v: put away} turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
"She turned away from her painting"

{v: rank} take or have a position relative to others
"This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"

{v: reproduce} make a copy or equivalent of
"reproduce the painting"

{v: restore, restitute} give or bring back
"Restore the stolen painting to its rightful owner"

{v: resume, take up} return to a previous location or condition
"The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"

{v: rough-sand} sand roughly
"rough-sand the door before painting it"

{v: say} communicate or express nonverbally
"What does this painting say?"
"Did his face say anything about how he felt?"

{v: scaffold} provide with a scaffold for support
"scaffold the building before painting it"

{v: sensualize, carnalize} represent materialistically, as in a painting or a sculpture

{v: stare} fixate one's eyes
"The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"

{v: top out} reach the highest point
"Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million"
<-> bottom out

{v: unveil} remove the cover from
"unveil a painting"

The great 18th-century viewpainter created a host of' paintings to please wealthy visitors making the Grand Tour of Europe.
这位 18世纪伟大的风景画家创作了许多油画,以取悦进行 "欧洲大旅行 "的富有的贵族子弟们。

Canaletto's painting of the last, most sumptuous Bucintoro, later burned by order of the French Emperor Napoleon, shows in elaborate detail all the splendour of that spectacular day.
卡纳莱托所画的那幅最后和最豪华的 "布辛托罗 "大礼仪船,精细地描绘出那壮观日子的全部辉煌场景,那艘船后来被法国皇帝拿破仑下令烧毁了。

As a young artist with new ideas Canaletto was criticised by his Venetian contemporaries.
作为一位具有新思想的年轻艺术家,卡纳莱托受到与他同时代的威尼斯人的批评。
They agreed that his landscapes had interesting qualities, such as his ability to " bring the sun shining into his pictures ".
他们一致认为他的风景画具有趣味性,例如他 "把阳光普照带进他的画 "的能力。
But as for painting the city's streets, they could not imagine who would want to buy them.
但至于画城市街道的那些画,他们无法想象有谁愿意买它们。

While the Italians never revered his work, the tourists bought everything he could produce. And he wasn't cheap.
虽然意大利人从来不推崇他的作品,但凡是他创作的作品,游客都买,而且他要价还很高。
Despite doing a fine trade in his paintings, however, Canaletto died owning little more than his clothes, a few bits of furniture and some unsold pictures, which were left to his only relatives, two sisters and a nephew.
不过,尽管卡纳莱托卖画的生意很好,但他死时留给他仅有的亲戚一两个姐妹和一个侄子一的遗产,只有他的衣服、几件家具和几幅尚未出售的画。

Everyone admires the innumerable paintings inspired by the place, especially those of the pool fringed with willows, ornamental cherries, bamboo, azaleas and irises, spanned by a Japanese bridge hung with wisteria, and planted with waterlilies, the nymph as in the title of so many of these extraordinary pictures.
这个花园带给他的灵感使他创造了数不清的作品,那些描绘池塘景色的作品更是赢得了所有人的赞美。画中的池塘绿柳环绕,栽满樱桃、翠竹和杜鹃花,日式拱桥垂下条条紫藤,水面上漂浮着朵朵睡莲-这些杰作多以 "睡莲 "命名。

The garden offered Monet the kind of refuge from the stress of daily life that many people share when looking at his paintings.
这座花园使莫奈得以摆脱日常生活的压力,人们在欣赏这些画的时候也会分享其恬静而美丽的气氛。

In order to test her theory as to his occupation, Miss Martha brought from her room one day a painting that she had purchased at a sale and set it conspicuously against the shelves behind the bread counter.
为了证实她对这人职业的猜测,一天玛莎小姐从自己屋里把她在大减价时买的一幅画拿了出来,挂在面包柜台后面架子上最显眼的地方。

" I do so admire art and paintings..,
"我对艺术和绘画太喜欢了……
you think it is a good picture? "
您认为这是幅好画? "

Probably he would lay down his brushes and palette and stand by his easel with the picture he was painting
或许他会放下手中的画笔和调色板,站在他的画架旁,


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