Definition of 'easel'
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From now on he would always stand at an easel when painting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We bought her paints and an easel, in case she showed any inclination to be an artist. The Other Side of MeMany walkers take a sketch pad or an easel and paints to knock off their own Constable forgery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For many years he taught a specialist module on the Institute's renowned easel paintings conservation course. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The originality of his murals and his easel paintings, she argues, spread its influence well into the twentieth century. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)One is the presence of the artist himself, bottom right, putting the finishing touches to the canvas on his easel. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)At its simplest, it is a contrast between decorative art conceived for its architectural context, and the imported art of easel painting writ dramatically large. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)As photographs record, she would paint amid rain and tearing wind, with her easel and canvas or board held in position by means of rope and boulders. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Used Occasionally. easel is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'easel'
British English: easel NOUN
An easel is a wooden frame that supports a picture which an artist is painting or drawing.
Definition of easel from the Collins English Dictionary
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