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Word: connoisseur

Definition: person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art


Sentences Containing 'connoisseur'

'Don't say no,' returned the little woman, looking at me with the aspect of a connoisseur; 'a little bit more eyebrow?'
A blessing on Cide Hamete Benengeli, who has written the history of your great deeds, and a double blessing on that connoisseur who took the trouble of having it translated out of the Arabic into our Castilian vulgar tongue for the universal entertainment of the people!"
A glance at the walls of his salon proved to Franz and Albert that he was a connoisseur of pictures.
AAPA would sell the station to Connoisseur in 2007.
Alex Hood currently works as a beverage connoisseur at Beverage Way (BevWay) in Upper Red Hook, NY.
As regarded her attainments, the only fault to be found with them was the same that a fastidious connoisseur might have found with her beauty, that they were somewhat too erudite and masculine for so young a person.
Come, M. Debray, you are a connoisseur, I believe, let me have your opinion upon them.''
Connoisseur Selection is a brand of handmade premium cigar owned by Holt's Cigar Company,Inc..
Frederik Johannes "Frits" Lugt (Amsterdam 4 May 1884 – 15 July 1970 Paris), was a self-taught collector and connoisseur of Dutch drawings and prints and a selfless and tireless compiler of essential reference tools documenting Northern European prints and drawings, collectors' stamps and sale catalogues.
Friedländer's approach to art history was essentially that of a connoisseur.
Hardy Rodenstock (born December 7, 1941 in Marienwerder (Kwidzyn), legal name Meinhard Görke) is a former publisher and manager of pop and Schlager music in Germany and is a prominent wine collector, connoisseur and trader, with a special interest in old and rare wines.
He was a self-described art connoisseur who stole in order to build a vast personal collection, particularly of 16th and 17th century masters.
In Saxony the importance of the principle of selection in regard to merino sheep is so fully recognised, that men follow it as a trade: the sheep are placed on a table and are studied, like a picture by a connoisseur; this is done three times at intervals of months, and the sheep are each time marked and classed, so that the very best may ultimately be selected for breeding.
Lugt was a precocious connoisseur who made a catalog of his own "Museum Lugtius" at age eight.
Pierre Bayard (born 1954) is a French author, professor of literature and connoisseur of psychology.
Son of a wealthy art connoisseur and -dealer, Adama van Scheltema studied medicine for two years before dropping out to pursue his artistic interests.
The station is currently owned by Connoisseur Media.
The station is owned by Connoisseur Media.
``No, excellency, no,''returned the steward, with a sort of nervous trembling, which Monte Cristo, a connoisseur in all emotions, rightly attributed to great disquietude.
“His art is about the visceral and the gestural,” wrote Studio Glass connoisseur Dan Klein.

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