Definition of Old master
1. Noun. A great European painter prior to 19th century.
Specialized synonyms: Bosch, Hieronymus Bosch, Jerom Bos, Alessandro Di Mariano Dei Filipepi, Botticelli, Sandro Botticelli, Breughel, Breughel The Elder, Bruegel, Brueghel, Pieter Breughel, Pieter Bruegel, Pieter Brueghel, Pieter Brueghel The Elder, Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio, Cimabue, Giovanni Cimabue, Antonio Allegri Da Correggio, Correggio, Albrecht Durer, Durer, Domenikos Theotocopoulos, El Greco, Greco, Eyck, Jan Van Eyck, Van Eyck, Giotto, Giotto Di Bondone, Frans Hals, Hals, Hogarth, William Hogarth, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Holbein The Elder, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Holbein The Younger, Georges De La Tour, La Tour, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Fra Filippo Lippi, Lippi, Filippino Lippi, Lippi, Michelangelo, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Nicolas Poussin, Poussin, Raffaello Santi, Raffaello Sanzio, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rembrandt Harmensz Van Rijn, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Rembrandt Van Ryn, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Renoir, Peter Paul Rubens, Rubens, Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Steen, Steen, Jacopo Robusti, Tintoretto, Titian, Tiziano Vecellio, Anthony Vandyke, Sir Anthony Vandyke, Van Dyck, Vandyke, Diego Rodriguez De Silva Y Velazquez, Velazquez, Jan Van Der Meer, Jan Vermeer, Vermeer, Paola Caliari, Paolo Veronese, Veronese, Jean Antoine Watteau, Watteau
Definition of Old master
1. Noun. Any of various early European painters whose works are regarded as superlative. ¹
2. Noun. A painting by an Old Master. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Master
Literary usage of Old master
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855)
"three years and six months after his death, my old master himself died, ... On the death of old master, I was immediately sent for, to be valued and divided ..."
2. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1857)
"To My old master, Thomas Auld. SIR—The long and intimate, though by no means friendly, relation which unhappily subsisted between you and myself, ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"A VERY old master. I HE work of art which lies before me is old, ... It is a bas-relief by an old master, considerably more antique in origin than the most ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Turn again 1 ' Then halted Meir ; and looking in the face Of his old master, ... old master ..."
5. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"... put me a multitude of questions, saying: "Tell me, Benvenuto, minutely, in what consists the skill of this old master, which so excites your admiration. ..."