pictorialism

noun pic·to·ri·al·ism \ pik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of pictorialism

1 : the use or creation of pictures or visual images
2 : a movement or technique in photography emphasizing artificial often romanticized pictorial qualities

pictorialist

play \pik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-list\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of pictorialism

1869


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