- a not paintable especially not suitable for artistic representation on canvas
the inexpressible, unpaintable `tick' in the unconscious
- But the pictures show the Bruegel, as Pliny said of Apelles, "painted many things that are really unpaintable.
- Theodore Robinson in The Australian
I have nearly got rid ofthe desire to do 'American' things -- mostly because American life is so unpaintable -- and ahigher kind of art seems to me to exclude thequestion of nationality,wrote Theodore Robinson, who was studying at the Ecole...