chiaroscurist

noun
chiar·​oscu·​rist | \ kē-ˌär-ə-ˈskyu̇r-ist How to pronounce chiaroscurist (audio) , kē-ˌer-, kē-ˌa-rə-, -ˈsku̇r- \

Definition of chiaroscurist

: an artist who specializes in chiaroscuro

First Known Use of chiaroscurist

circa 1798, in the meaning defined above

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“Chiaroscurist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiaroscurist. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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