Example sentences for: painting

How can you use “painting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As a museum conceived primarily for students of Florentine painting from the 13th to 16th centuries, the Accademia Gallery (Galleria dell’Accademia) (Via Ricasoli, 60) ranks high on Florence’s must-see list.

  • Strong notices for the British novelist and playwright's latest, a story that "engagingly combines a comedy of manners with elements of farce and art-historical detective story" (Matt Seaton, the New York Times ). The main character, a philosophy professor, stumbles on what he believes to be a lost Bruegel painting and becomes obsessed with both obtaining it and determining whether it is genuine.

  • The garish painting, an exercise in bad judgment and sloppy execution, depicts evolution from an ammonite to a dinosaur to advanced (and presumably socialist) Homo sapiens.

  • The buyer of "Portrait of an Artist Without His Beard" is not known, but the tidy sum represents nearly three times the painting's estimated price and the third-highest amount ever paid for an auctioned artwork.

  • Beyond, in the handsome old residential quarters of the Corte Ducale, is the entrance to the Castello Sforzesco Musei Civici, a series of small art museums, devoted to sculpture, painting (Pinacoteca), ceramics, furniture, and archaeology.


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