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limner

[lim-ner] /ˈlɪm nər/
noun
1.
a person who paints or draws.
2.
an itinerant painter of 18th-century America who usually had little formal training.
3.
a person who describes or depicts in words:
an essayist known as a fine limner of prominent people and their careers.
4.
an illuminator of medieval manuscripts.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English lymnour, lymynour; see limn, -or2, -er1
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  • Provide materials, and direct students to produce a self-portrait, using the style of one of the selected limner portraits.

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