chiaroscurist

noun chiar·oscu·rist \ kē-ˌär-ə-ˈskyu̇r-ist , kē-ˌer- , kē-ˌa-rə- , -ˈsku̇r- \

Definition of chiaroscurist

:an artist who specializes in chiaroscuro

First Known Use of chiaroscurist

circa 1798


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