Little else is currently known about him.
- The name of the constellation Pictor is Latin for painter. It is an abbreviation of the older name Equuleus Pictoris, meaning "painter's easel". Normally, the constellation is represented as an easel.
- Unlike the other named winged, Pictor does not have a given first name. Instead, his constellation's name is used as his first and only name, rather than as a surname as is the case with the others.
- Pictor's name alludes to having painting as a hobby or a profession.