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oil painting

oil painting Method of painting that uses pigments saturated in a drying oil medium. Widely used in Europe since the 16th century, oil is still the most versatile paint medium because of its range of textures and colours.

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oil painting

oil paint·ing • n. the art of painting with oil paints. ∎  a picture painted with oil paints.

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oil paint

oil paint • n. a paste made with ground pigment and a drying oil such as linseed oil, used chiefly by artists.

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