neo-impressionism

noun, often capitalized N&I neo-im·pres·sion·ism \ ˌnē-ō-im-ˈpre-shə-ˌni-zəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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-impressionist

play \ˌnē-ō-im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun, often capitalized N&I

Origin and Etymology of neo-impressionism

borrowed from French néo-impressionisme, from néo- neo- + impressionisme impressionism


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