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pavement artist

noun, Chiefly British
Origin of pavement artist
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • pavement artist (who has not yet recovered the nerve which he lost on hearing of the attack upon the Velasquez Venus).

  • Hubert now saw that the handkerchief was filled with bits of coloured chalk, and guessed that the man must be a pavement artist.

    Vain Fortune George Moore
  • Even the pavement artist will destroy his work rather than allow some poor wretch to sit beside his pictures and collect an alms.

    A Surgeon in Belgium Henry Sessions Souttar
  • I'd rather be a pavement artist and my own master than Chief Inspector with an unknown spy following me about.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • One day, not so very long ago, Miss Jellicoe and a friend had stopped at a street corner to watch a pavement artist at work.

    Admiral Jellicoe Arthur Applin
  • Because there is a decadent art about, one need not make a hero of the pavement artist.

  • It is a loathsome idea to think that a man of the type of Sargent is of the same noble profession as the pavement artist.

    Sally Bishop E. Temple Thurston

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