- of or characteristic of a painter
- characterized by those qualities related to a painter's techniques in applying colors in masses, esp. with a thick, rough surface texture, as distinguished from linear qualities that emphasize outline and contour
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of a painter; artistic.
- a. Having qualities unique to the art of painting.b. Of, relating to, or being a style of painting marked by openness of form, with shapes distinguished by variations of color rather than by outline or contour.
(comparative more painterly, superlative most painterly)
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