Definition of Miniaturist

1. Noun. Someone who paints tiny pictures in great detail.

Generic synonyms: Painter
Derivative terms: Miniature



Definition of Miniaturist

1. n. A painter of miniatures.

Definition of Miniaturist

1. Noun. An artist who paints miniature figures or scenes. ¹

2. Noun. A person who creates or collects miniature figurines (such as dolls). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miniaturist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miniaturist

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miniaturist (current term)
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Literary usage of Miniaturist

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1. A Dictionary of Miniaturists, Illuminators, Calligraphers, and Copyists by John William Bradley (1889)
"miniaturist. Saec. XV. miniaturist at Rome in fifteenth century. — Bertolotti : Artisti Subalpini in ... miniaturist. Saec. XV. Worked at Bologna in 1478. ..."

2. Portrait Miniatures: From the Time of Holbein 1531 to that of Sir William by George Charles Williamson (1897)
"The use of photography destroyed all the art of the miniaturist. ... Their decision was, in fact, that a miniaturist must be an artist, and not a mere ..."

3. Women in the Fine Arts: From the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth by Clara Erskine Clement Waters (1904)
"Giovanna Garzoni, a miniaturist, conferred such benefits upon the Academy of St. Luke that a monument was there erected to her memory. ..."

4. Illuminated Manuscripts by John William Bradley (1909)
"... de Leon and other artists—Italian influence—Giovanni Battista Scorza of Genoa—Antonio de Holanda, well-known Portuguese miniaturist in sixteenth century ..."

5. Miniatures by Dudley Heath (1905)
"-84 Wells, HT, nineteenth century English painter and miniaturist, . 217 Wenman, Sir Philip, miniature of, . 111 Werner, Joseph, eighteenth century Swiss ..."

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