Postimpressionism

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noun Post·im·pres·sion·ism \ˌpōst-im-ˈpre-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of Postimpressionism

  1. :  a theory or practice of art originating in France in the last quarter of the 19th century that in revolt against impressionism stresses variously volume, picture structure, or expressionism

Postimpressionist

play \-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun

Postimpressionistic

play \-ˌpre-shə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of postimpressionism

French postimpressionisme, from post- + impressionisme impressionism


First Known Use: 1910

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