oil painting

oil painting

noun
1.
the art or technique of painting with oil colors.
2.
a painting executed in oil colors.

Origin:
1775–85

oil painter, noun
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oil painting
 
n
1.  a picture painted with oil paints
2.  the art or process of painting with oil paints
3.  informal he's no oil painting he is not good-looking

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