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any of various pale or light colors

lacking in body or vigor

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delicate and pale in color

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The pastellist Quentin de La Tour picked up the same motif in his 1755 portrait of her.
Blanche became a successful pastellist who also exhibited at the French salons and received several awards.
'Luminous and beautiful beyond all other pictures,' as the English pastellist Francis Cotes put it, pastels have always had a special attraction for those who love them.
It is interesting to remember that Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds and the society pastellist, Liotard, all put their subjects into fancy dress - The Blue Boy - being the most famous example.
Jean-Etienne Liotard can lay claim to being the greatest pastellist of the 18th century.