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  • n  a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines

  • Andrew Wyeth's skills as a draughtsman and maybe also as a showman are owed to his boisterous, demanding father.
  • In 1792, just 17 years old and already a skilled draughtsman, Turner journeyed through the Wye Valley, birthplace of the "picturesque.
  • Besides, he later told Jefferson, "I have made it a rule, whenever in my power, to avoid becoming the draughtsman of papers to be reviewed by a public body.

  • George Orwell in Washington Post
    As George Orwell wrote of Salvador Dalí: "One ought to be able to hold in one's head simultaneously the two facts that Dalí is a good draughtsman and a disgusting human being. The one does not invalidate or, in a sense, affect the other."
  • Giorgio Vasari in Adnkronos/IGN
    However, Baccio Bandinelli's maximum artistic expression can be found in his sketches and drawings using sanguine chalk and about which Vasari stated the Bandinelli was "the greatest chiaroscuro draughtsman".

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