The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Painter \Paint"er\, n. [See 1st Paint.]
One whose occupation is to paint; esp.:
(a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like,
(b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a
flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like.
Painter's colic. (Med.) See Lead colic, under Colic.
(a) A painter of coats of arms. --Crabb.
(b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing