Definition of brushwork in English:


Line breaks: brush|work
Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌʃwəːk


[mass noun]
  • The way in which a painter uses their brush, as evident in their paintings: canvases characterized by lively, flowing brushwork
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    • On his return to Amsterdam by c. 1562, he became one of the earliest artists to introduce to the Netherlands the rich colours and painterly brushwork of Venetian painting.
    • This illusionism is contradicted by brushwork highlighting the front picture plane or establishing ambiguous layers of space lying beyond.
    • Unlike the other Scottish Colourists, he was initially less influenced by Post-Impressionism and Fauvism than by the tradition of virtuoso brushwork stemming from Manet.

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