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limner

(lĭm`nər), the work of untrained, generally anonymous artists active in the English American colonies. Characteristic examples of their paintings show flat, awkward, often frontal figures in richly detailed costumes and landscape settings copied from European prints. The limner tradition extended well into the 19th cent.
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limner suggest, it is perhaps no wonder that early microscopic studies
Rather than an inspired genius, he cultivated native talent by hard work and a focus on detail in order to make the leap from humble limner to respected Boston artist.
Holbein taught Elizabeth I's limner and miniature painter Nicholas Hilliard, the first great English miniature painter, whose brilliant career spanned from 1560 until his death in 1616.
This needed better proof than van Leeuwenhoek's own words, so he employed a 'limner' to illustrate the observation: 'In order to exhibit the flatness of these double threads more plainly to the limner, I twisted some of them a little, and then placing them before the microscope, I caused him to make a drawing thereof.' (33) This is only one of the numerous situations in which the process of experimentation had to be interrupted and diverted from its normal course in order to further prepare the specimen for use by an external observer who could not interpret the image shown by the microscope unless that image was made familiar to him or more easily understandable.
(11.) Bertil Limner, 'The Sinicizing of the South Pacific', Asia Times, 18 Apr 2007, www.atimes.com/atimes/China/ID18Ad02.html.
The Lady Godiva painting by "Ellis the Limner" dates to 1681 and was a replacement for an almost identical one dating back to 1586 which was badly damaged.
4 (2000): 21-25; Howard; Neill and Guisbond; Timothy Limner, "Social Studies (Still) on the Back Burner: Perceptions and Practices of K-5 Social Studies Instruction," Journal of Social Studies Research 30, no.
septemfasciata va s'abriter dans des zones d'altitude ou, dune part la bassee des temperatures hivernales permet de limner l'evapottanspiration et le dessechement de la vegetation (Dufournet 1972), d'autre part les vallees de moyenne montagne conservent un ecoulement d'eau presque permanent, ce qui maintient des reliques de fortt galeries arbustives ou arborees (Chaperon et al.
The response to this need for a visual language is the advent of the American Limner. They were self-taught craftsmen who traveled the countryside painting signs for new businesses.
Thence he becomes a limner, a painter, a creator; and the picture glows beneath his hand, and the drama dilates in action under his glance, and he becomes a living and authentic witness to the past, and of all the circumstance she has undertaken to unfold.
the most sublime portions of this scenery have been depicted with a truthfulness unattainable by the pencil of the most skillful limner or by any other known process.
The Creamery was also commended for its Single Mature Cheddar and Very Highly Commended and won Bronze in the Past Master Class, a category entered by those creameries which are limner Supreme Champion winners.