luminarism

noun

lu·​mi·​nar·​ism
-nəˌrizəm
plural -s
1
: the concern with or skill in the portrayal of effects of light and shade in painting compare pleinairism
2
often capitalized : luminism sense 2

Word History

Etymology

luminarist + -ism

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“Luminarism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luminarism. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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