luminarist

noun
lu·​mi·​nar·​ist | \ -rə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of luminarist

1 : an artist who is especially concerned with the effects of light and the portrayal of them in painting : an artist skilled in the rendition of effects of light and shade
2 often capitalized : luminist sense 2

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History and Etymology for luminarist

French luminariste, from luminaire lighting, lights + -iste -ist

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“Luminarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luminarist. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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