In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Maria Felice Tibaldi, a celebrated miniaturist, was represented by a small 1748 watercolor reproduction of her husband Pierre Subleyras's enormous Feast in the House of Simon the Pharisee.
- But I have discovered that Anton Krashny, the reclusive Polish surrealist miniaturist and sometime performance artist, is en route to St Andrews.
- That intimacy is appropriate, for the French artist Philippe Favier is essentially a miniaturist telling teeny-tiny tales.
- He was the son of a miniaturist and trained as a wood engraver.
- The Khamesh provided great material for innumerable miniaturists to illustrate the stories.
- Indeed, the details in both representations of the Old Testament story are so similar that the author ventures to suggest that the miniaturists deliberately copied the carvings.
- Regarding the smallness of the drawings, Tinterow noted that Ingres's father was also a painter and a miniaturist.
- Marilyn Peck, one of Australia's leading miniaturists who helped establish four Australian Miniature Art Societies, states that miniature art was probably first identified around the 7th century.
- The only others so far linked to the workshop are Lewis Barbar, a Swedish miniaturist and ‘China Painter’, and a Frenchman, Fidelle Duvivier.
- When the miniaturist Giulia Clovio re-entered the household of his former patron Cardinal Marino Grimani in 1534, he was returning to the sophisticated environment in which he had been trained.
- In the world of postwar art, Nozkowski is practically a miniaturist.
- Set in the world of miniaturists and illuminators in the Ottoman empire, the novel is constructed around the debate between medieval Western and Islamic art concerning true artistic meaning.
- Westerners are constantly surprised and sometimes delighted by the casual approach of the miniaturist to his art.
- The ability to paint hair effectively is one of the yardsticks by which the successful miniaturist is judged.
- An itinerant miniaturist, Dempsey later became a successful cutter of silhouette portraits.
- Eighteenth-century miniaturists were part of an industry of copyists who provided full-scale replicas for a range of residences and official sites or reduced life-size portraits to handy pocket-size miniatures.
- The ‘distance’ between him and his work is different from that of a professional artist, but more like a miniaturist or a naive artist, fanatical about detail.
- If the Crusades were a problem for Islam, and the Renaissance ushered in a way of seeing that canceled out miniaturists and illuminators who served Allah, what does the modern, product oriented world, do?
- Ever since its inception half a century ago, one of the Marg's main themes has been the art of the Asian miniaturist.
- All of them were skilled miniaturists but derived most of their income from full-sized portraits.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.