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Oleograph vs. Canvas — What's the Difference?

Oleograph vs. Canvas — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Oleograph and Canvas

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Oleograph

A chromolithograph printed with oil paint on canvas in imitation of an oil painting.

Canvas

Canvas is an extremely durable plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, shelters, as a support for oil painting and for other items for which sturdiness is required, as well as in such fashion objects as handbags, electronic device cases, and shoes. It is also popularly used by artists as a painting surface, typically stretched across a wooden frame.

Oleograph

(arts) A type of chromolithograph, using oil paint on canvas, that attempts to imitate oil painting

Canvas

A strong, coarse unbleached cloth made from hemp, flax, or a similar yarn, used to make items such as sails and tents and as a surface for oil painting
The painting is oil on canvas
A canvas bag

Oleograph

The form or figure assumed by a drop of oil when placed upon water or some other liquid with which it does not mix.
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Canvas

Cover with canvas
The door had been canvassed over

Oleograph

A picture produced in oils by a process analogous to that of lithographic printing.

Canvas

A heavy, coarse, closely woven fabric of cotton, hemp, or flax, traditionally used for tents and sails.

Canvas

A piece of such fabric on which a painting, especially an oil painting, is executed.

Canvas

A painting executed on such fabric.

Canvas

A fabric of coarse open weave, used as a foundation for needlework.

Canvas

The background against which events unfold, as in a historical narrative
A grim portrait of despair against the bright canvas of the postwar economy.

Canvas

(Nautical) A sail or set of sails.

Canvas

A tent or group of tents.

Canvas

A circus tent.

Canvas

(Sports) The floor of a ring in which boxing or wrestling takes place.

Canvas

A type of coarse cloth, woven from hemp, useful for making sails and tents or as a surface for paintings.

Canvas

(painting)

Canvas

A piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint.

Canvas

A painting, or a picture on canvas.

Canvas

A mesh of loosely woven cotton strands or molded plastic to be decorated with needlepoint, cross-stitch, rug hooking, or other crafts.

Canvas

(figuratively) A basis for creative work.
The author takes rural midwestern life as a canvas for a series of tightly woven character studies

Canvas

(computer graphics) A region on which graphics can be rendered.

Canvas

(nautical) Sails in general.

Canvas

A tent.
He spent the night under canvas.

Canvas

A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; especially one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.

Canvas

(Nigeria) Athletic shoes.

Canvas

Obsolete spelling of canvass

Canvas

(transitive) To cover (an area or object) with canvas.

Canvas

Obsolete spelling of canvass

Canvas

A strong cloth made of hemp, flax, or cotton; - used for tents, sails, etc.
By glimmering lanes and walls of canvas led.

Canvas

A coarse cloth so woven as to form regular meshes for working with the needle, as in tapestry, or worsted work.
History . . . does not bring out clearly upon the canvas the details which were familiar.

Canvas

Something for which canvas is used: (a) A sail, or a collection of sails. (b) A tent, or a collection of tents. (c) A painting, or a picture on canvas.
To suit his canvas to the roughness of the see.
Light, rich as that which glows on the canvas of Claude.

Canvas

A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; esp. one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.

Canvas

Made of, pertaining to, or resembling, canvas or coarse cloth; as, a canvas tent.

Canvas

Heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

Canvas

An oil painting on canvas

Canvas

The setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account;
The crowded canvas of history
The movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound

Canvas

A tent made of canvas

Canvas

A large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Canvas

The mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete;
The boxer picked himself up off the canvas

Canvas

Solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

Canvas

Get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

Canvas

Cover with canvas;
She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks

Canvas

Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning;
Analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
Analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
Analyze your real motives

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