Painting and Representation


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Painting noun – A picture created with oil paint.
Representation is a synonym for painting in picture topic. In some cases you can use "Representation" instead a noun "Painting", when it comes to topics like work of art, art, fine arts.
Nearby Words: paint, painted, painter, painterly, paintwork
Synonyms for Painting


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Representation noun – The act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf.
Painting is a synonym for representation in picture topic. You can use "Painting" instead a noun "Representation", if it concerns topics such as likeness, work of art, fine arts.
Nearby Words: representative, represented, representing, representational, representativeness
Synonyms for Representation

How words are described

best best painting best representation
similar similar painting similar representation
abstract abstract painting abstract representation
actual actual painting actual representation
Other adjectives: real, evil, bad, living, traditional, official, realistic, modern, classical, demonic, iconic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Ib Gold Digger: A book in one of the rooms reveals the Lady in Red painting as a representation of the "ugly, haughty" women who want to marry Guertena for his money, while not depicting a specific one.
  • Ominous Owl: Seen on his painting The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters, along with bats as a visual representation of the artists' nightmares.
  • Film / Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Continuity Nod: In the Venice catacombs, Indy identifies a painting on the wall as a representation of The Ark of the Covenant.Elsa: Are you sure?
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