Simple Definition of oil painting
: the art of painting with oil paints
: a picture that is painted with oil paints
Full Definition of oil painting
1 a : the act or art of painting in oil colors b : a picture painted in oils
2 : painting that uses pigments originally ground in oil
Examples of oil painting in a sentence
He studied oil painting in college.
A large oil painting hangs above the mantel.
First Known Use of oil painting
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