Your painter tricked you then, because acetone is a well known solvent.
Zinsser makes a shellac based wall sealer that we have had very good luck with.Here is a link to a video about shellac production.
For more information:
Debbie Sek recommends ventilation in her Q&A "Our painter used traditional paints instead of non-VOC. Should we strip the walls and start over?"
Read Steve Rush's Q&A "How do you remove or encapsulate non-green wall and floor finishes?"