Examples of provenance in a Sentence
Has anyone traced the provenances of these paintings?
The artifact is of unknown provenance.
Recent Examples of provenance from the Web
Brand, who runs a Dutch agency that helps track the provenance of works of art and advises buyers on the authenticity of works, has a record of successes.
But price and provenance are tricky things in the Tinga Tinga world.
Years before every chef listed the provenance of their salad greens on the menu, Alice Waters and her Bay Area cohort invented hyperlocal cooking.
The Intercept had turned over a copy of the report to the NSA to verify its provenance while asking for comment.
Only now, however, is the car's surprising provenance coming out.
And that one pales in comparison to the history and provenance of this particular model.
The other trend The Origin taps into is -- as its name would suggest -- the importance of provenance.
But provenance is never simple, and that number might be much larger.
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PROVENANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of provenance for English Language Learners
: the origin or source of something
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