pictorialism


pic·to·ri·al·ism

noun \-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of PICTORIALISM

1
:  the use or creation of pictures or visual images
2
:  a movement or technique in photography emphasizing artificial often romanticized pictorial qualities
pic·to·ri·al·ist \-list\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of PICTORIALISM

1869

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