Definition of Genre painting
1. Noun. A genre depicting everyday life.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genre Painting
Literary usage of Genre painting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke, Clarence Cook (1877)
"E. NORTHERN GENRE-PAINTING.1 If, in the school of the Van Eycks and their followers, the strongly-aroused love for the delineation of thorough realism had ..."
2. The History of Modern Painting by RICHARD. MUTHER (1907)
"It must be admitted that they did this, at first, only for the purposes of genre painting, which flooded Europe at the time with its plenitude of ..."
3. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... Character-Painting—genre painting—Dramatic Painting Proper— Historic Distinguished from Dramatic Sculpture—Practical Object of These Distinctions. ..."
4. Women Artists in All Ages and Countries by Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1859)
"Early Efforts in Genre-painting. — Few Women among Rembrandt's ... Genre-painting becomes adapted to female Talent.— "The Dutch Muses. ..."
5. The Ideals of Painting. by Joseph Comyns Carr (1917)
"THE EVOLUTION OF genre painting IN VENICE WE must now return to an earlier ... It is, therefore, not wonderful that genre painting in Venice never at any ..."
6. Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life: Designed as by Sarah Hutchins Killikelly (1886)
"... In genre painting, the picturesque is as important an element as is the historical ... genre painting ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In short the human element is the dominant note in genre painting. ... genre painting had become popular in the late Greek and Roman periods, ..."