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Postimpressionism

noun Post·im·pres·sion·ism \ˌpōst-im-ˈpre-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of POSTIMPRESSIONISM

:  a theory or practice of art originating in France in the last quarter of the 19th century that in revolt against impressionism stresses variously volume, picture structure, or expressionism
Post·im·pres·sion·ist \-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun
Post·im·pres·sion·is·tic \-ˌpre-shə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Origin of POSTIMPRESSIONISM

French postimpressionisme, from post- + impressionisme impressionism
First Known Use: 1910

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