land·​scap·​ist ˈlan(d)-ˌskā-pist How to pronounce landscapist (audio)
: a painter of landscapes

Examples of landscapist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His examples, which follow no explicit program or order, range from David Hockney to Wassily Kandinsky, Yayoi Kusama, Artemisia Gentileschi, Jennifer Packer and the 11th-century Chinese landscapist Guo Xi. Max Carter, Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2023 And then there’s Petzholdt, the ground-hugging landscapist and yet another Eckersberg protégé. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 23 Mar. 2023 It was designed by award-winning landscapist Jim Burnett as a way to bridge the gap between the Arts District and Uptown neighborhood. Dallas News, 1 Mar. 2023 So are two beyond-superb landscapists, Samuel Palmer in England and Caspar David Friedrich in Germany. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 12 Oct. 2017 The other, a vertical scroll by the renowned 16th-century landscapist Wen Boren, illustrates a contrasting principle, that of the scholar-artist-poet using nature as a vehicle to reflect internal states, an early kind of expressionism. Melik Kaylan, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2017 Where other American landscapists went for Manifest Destiny posturing, Inness favored splotchy, atmospheric renderings of fens and lakesides that may put you in mind of Emerson and Thoreau. Jason Farago and Martha Schwendener, New York Times, 2 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of landscapist was in 1843

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“Landscapist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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