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

Definition of landscapist

: a painter of landscapes

Examples of landscapist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of landscapist

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Landscapist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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