Definition of miniaturist in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪtʃərɪst


  • A painter of miniatures or an illuminator of manuscripts.
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    • The only others so far linked to the workshop are Lewis Barbar, a Swedish miniaturist and ‘China Painter’, and a Frenchman, Fidelle Duvivier.
    • 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.
    • He was the son of a miniaturist and trained as a wood engraver.

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