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Definition of genre painting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

genre painting

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
[uncountable, countable] (art) Artwork and techniques
 
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a style of painting showing scenes from ordinary life that is associated with 17th century Dutch and Flemish artists; a painting done in this style See related entries: Artwork and techniques
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: genre painting