Definition of old master
: a work of art by an established master and especially by any of the distinguished painters of the 16th, 17th, or early 18th century; also : such an artist
Examples of old master in a sentence
He is now recognized as one of the Old Masters of the Dutch school.
their collection of old masters
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OLD MASTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of old master for English Language Learners
: a famous and highly skilled artist; especially : a famous painter of the 16th, 17th, or early 18th century
: a work of art created by an Old Master
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