English version

oil painting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Painting and drawing
oil paintingˈoil ˌpainting noun  1 [countable]AVP a picture painted with oil paint2 [uncountable]AVP the art of painting with oil paint3 he’s/she’s no oil painting
Examples from the Corpus
oil paintingThe seating was low and yielding, the decoration largely subordinate to a vast abstract oil painting on the longest wall.Above the bookcase hung an oil painting of a tall ship on the high seas.An oil painting, St Reny signed H Iten, realised £625.But what held his attention was a large oil painting propped on a chair and fronting the door.However, there are times when oil painting is impractical.
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