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painting
a painted work of art
sculpture
the act, process, or art of carving or cutting hard substances, modeling plastic substances, or casting melted metals into works of art
chisel
a metal tool with a cutting edge at the end of a blade used to shape or chip away a solid material (as stone, wood, or metal)
pigment
a substance that gives color to other materials; especially : a powder mixed with a liquid to give color
exile
an act or instance of being forced to leave one's country or home; also : voluntary absence from one's country or home
vivid
very strong or bright
tenure
the act, right, manner, or term of holding something (as property, a position, or an office)
export
to carry or send abroad especially for sale in another country
revival
1 : a reviving of interest (as in art, literature, or religion)
2 : a new presentation or publication (as of a book, play, or movie)
Renaissance
1 capitalized : the period of European history between the 14th and 17th centuries marked by a flourishing of art and literature inspired by ancient times and by the beginnings of modern science
2 often capitalized : a movement or period of great activity (as in literature, science, and the arts)
crucifix
a cross with a figure of Jesus crucified on it
prodigy
1 : an amazing event or action : WONDER
2 : an unusually talented child
perspective
the art or technique of painting or drawing a scene so that objects in it seem to have depth and distance
dimension
a : extension in one direction <the dimensions of length, width, and height> b : measure of extension in one direction or in all directions : SIZE
humanism
1 a : devotion to the humanities : literary culture b : the revival of classical letters, individualistic and critical spirit, and emphasis on secular concerns characteristic of the Renaissance
2 : a doctrine, attitude, or way of life centered on human interests or values; especially : a philosophy that usually rejects supernaturalism and stresses an individual's dignity and worth and capacity for self-realization through reason
realistic
true to life or nature <a realistic painting>
symbolic
of, relating to, or using symbols or symbolism <a symbolic meaning> <symbolic art>
horizon
1 : the line where the earth or sea seems to meet the sky
2 : the limit or range of a person's outlook or experience <reading broadens our horizons>
quarry
an animal hunted as game or prey
architect
a person who designs buildings and advises in their construction
notary
a public officer who witnesses the making of a document (as a deed) and signs it to show that it is authentic -- called also notary
apprentice
a person who is learning a trade or art by experience under a skilled worker