land·​scap·​ist | \ ˈlan(d)-ˌskā-pist How to pronounce landscapist (audio) \

Definition of landscapist

: a painter of landscapes

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So are two beyond-superb landscapists, Samuel Palmer in England and Caspar David Friedrich in Germany. Holland Cotter, New York Times, "Collecting Strokes of Genius," 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, "‘Streams and Mountains Without End: Landscape Traditions of China’ Review: A Genre Flows Through History," 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, "What to See at New York’s Art Fairs This Week," 2 Mar. 2017

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1843, in the meaning defined above

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