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miniaturist

Line breaks: mini¦atur|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪtʃərɪst
 
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Definition of miniaturist in English:

noun

A painter of miniatures or an illuminator of manuscripts.
Example sentences
  • 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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