Definition of neo–impressionism
: a late 19th century French art theory and practice characterized by an attempt to make impressionism more precise in form and the use of a pointillistic painting technique
neo–impressionistplay \ˌnē-ō-im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun, often capitalized N&I
Origin and Etymology of neo–impressionism
French néo-impressionisme, from né- ne- + impressionisme impressionism
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
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