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Greuze

[grœz] /grœz/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA),
1725–1805, French painter.
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  • The lovely colour scheme is particularly happy even for Greuze.

    Greuze Alys Eyre Macklin
  • As for Nick and me, we knew nothing of Greuze and Watteau then, and we could only stare in astonishment.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • The arrangement of the scarves and draperies is essentially “Greuze.”

    Greuze Alys Eyre Macklin
  • The family makes a sentimental group in the style of Greuze.

    The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
  • Under that thick blackish-yellow varnish I believe I'll find the pearl and rose texture of old Greuze himself.

    The Streets of Ascalon Robert W. Chambers
  • When Mr. Trimp smiled Greuze might have wanted to paint his lips for a child-study.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
  • Decidedly, too, Greuze "invests his lessons of bourgeois morality with sensuous attractions."

  • Fairfax took occasion in the portrait room to tell her that she looked like a Greuze.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst
  • Merely clever in all else, Greuze rises above himself when he approaches these.

    Greuze Alys Eyre Macklin
  • The celebrated miniature-painter Saint purchased this sketch at the sale of Greuze's own collection after his death.

British Dictionary definitions for Greuze

Greuze

/French ɡrøz/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1725–1805, French genre and portrait painter
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