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Synonyms for copyist

someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

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Our friend read the number: "2,000 francs." He said nothing for a time, but stood looking at the picture, while the copyist began actively to dabble with her paint.
In April 2018, Bruce and Suzie Kovner donated an eighteenth-century copyist manuscript of J.
The large paperback is packed with pointers for the copyist. "Enhanced interactive content" requires an Internet connection, allowing owners of the book to gain access to nearly 30 training videos.
Shakespeare seemingly finds out that Will is having an affair with the copyist.
Chapter 2 centers on the issue of "skill" and deconstructs the various dichotomies (conceptual artist versus copyist, artistic authenticity versus alienated labor, and so forth) that authorize the imagination of Dafen, if not China, as an inferior copyist of Western art and culture.
(35) John Malet did not copy the Rochester texts in the "Harbin" MS: the fourth volume of the Malet MSS includes two documents certified as being in his hand, (36) which with its heavy admixture of secretary forms bears no resemblance to the neat italic of the "Harbin" copyist. But his four daughters are possible candidates.
This is no bad thing, since, in terms of the history of books before printing, the figure of Robert Thornton and the achievement memorialized by his two surviving codices are often taken as representative in several important ways of what it meant to be a single late-medieval English regional copyist and book producer.
Consequently, it is plausible that Salviati may have not written his manuscripts on his own, resorting instead to a copyist. This particular argument, contradicting Ageno's assumption, is supported by Brown in his article 'Nota sui manoscritti di Lionardo Salviati' (Brown, 1962).
He imagines that he might be happy as a copyist, but with a twist: he will copy people rather than texts, as a portraitist might, but with words instead of paint.
I haven't quite got the confidence yet to draw from my own imagination so I don't consider myself an artist, I call myself a copyist!"
1), one copyist avoided transcribing not only problema 26, but the entirety of Book IV, consisting as it did of the troublesome questions about why sex was pleasurable.
Darnall Dietz worked as a music copyist on a variety of productions, from "Newsies" to "The Little Mermaid" to the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular."
For instance, if you can demonstrate that you are aware of a potential copyist or that you need a patent to secure investment, the UKIPO will usually expedite processing of the application.
Even the title brings to mind other films such as "Silent Light" and "Post tenebras lux." There's talent here, but Vilianueva, like a young artist still influenced by his elders, needs to find his own style or he'll become a skilled yet unexciting copyist. A modest fest life awaits.
Other bands came out around that time and there were 1000 copyist bands but people couldn't rip off Screamadelica to this day because nobody knows how they made it.