Definition of genre painting in English:

genre painting

Syllabification: gen·re paint·ing

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A style of painting depicting scenes from ordinary life, especially domestic situations. Genre painting is associated particularly with 17th-century Dutch and Flemish artists.


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