Facture definition

făkchər
The manner in which something, esp. a painting, is made or executed.
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The manner in which something, especially a work of art, is made.
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The definition of facture is how art is made, or the quality of how the art is made.

An artist's process for making a painting including the canvas used is an example of facture.

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(archaic) The act or manner of making or doing anything, especially of a literary, musical, or pictorial production.

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(dated, business) An invoice or bill of parcels.
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Origin of facture

  • French from Latin factūra a working or making feature

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French facture a making, invoice, Latin factura a making. See fact.

    From Wiktionary