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im·pres·sion·ist

 (ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nĭst)
n.
1. An artist, composer, or writer who practices or upholds the theories of impressionism.
2. An entertainer who does impressions.
adj.
Of, relating to, or practicing impressionism, especially in painting; impressionistic.

impressionist

(ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst)
n
1. (Art Movements) (usually capital) any of the French painters of the late 19th century who were exponents of impressionism
2. (Art Movements) (sometimes capital) any artist, composer, or writer who uses impressionism
3. an entertainer who impersonates famous people
adj
(Art Movements) (often capital) denoting, of, or relating to impressionism or the exponents of this style
imˌpressionˈistic adj

im•pres•sion•ist

(ɪmˈprɛʃ ə nɪst)

n.
1. a painter, composer, or writer practicing impressionism.
2. an entertainer who does impressions.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to artistic impressionism.
[1875–80; < French]
im•pres`sion•is′tic, adj.
im•pres`sion•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impressionist - a painter who follows the theories of Impressionismimpressionist - a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
painter - an artist who paints
Adj.1.impressionist - relating to or characteristic of Impressionism; "impressionist music"
Translations

impressionist

[ɪmˈpreʃənɪst]
A. ADJimpresionista
B. N
1. (Art) → impresionista mf
2. (Theat) → imitador(a) m/f

Impressionist

impressionist [ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst]
nimpressionniste mf
adj [painting] → impressionniste

impressionist

[ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst] n (= entertainer) → imitateur/trice m/f

impressionist

nImpressionist(in) m(f)

impressionist

[ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst] adj & n (Art) → impressionista (m/f); (mimic) → imitatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
To look at his pictures you would have thought that Monet, Manet, and the rest of the Impressionists had never been.
Caillebotte's collection had lately been placed on view, and the student for the first time had the opportunity to examine at his ease the works of the impressionists.
After the revolution, all the intellectual, artistic, and spiritual activities of men would be cared for by such "free associations"; romantic novelists would be supported by those who liked to read romantic novels, and impressionist painters would be supported by those who liked to look at impressionist pictures--and the same with preachers and scientists, editors and actors and musicians.
The Impressionists were interested in accurately recording the effect of light on a scene at a particular time of day, so that anyone looking at their paintings could see an impression of the exact scene they stood before as they painted or sketched.
Now to be shared for the first time with visitors to VMFA, the American Impressionists and Realist pictures in the exhibition will invite repeated discovery.
House is particularly good on the shifting political climate of the 1860s through 80s, on an almost year-by-year basis, and the ways in which such shifts affected the ways in which the Impressionists assessed their possibilities for advancement.
The current exhibit, ``In and Out of California: Travels of American Impressionists,'' showcases the work of painters who made their way to California in the first half of the 20th century.
Some 60 works by Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet and other French Impressionists from 'peerless' collection of the Musee d' Orsay are on view at National Gallery Singapore (NGS).
A Scots art dealer was behind the success of impressionists Van Gogh, Monet and Renoir, according to a new film.
Monet's work is the recurring theme throughout the exhibition, Kraemer said, adding that the intention was to show how the Impressionists managed to break up the images and cause them to dematerialize.
The singer's description in "The Making of '29 Celebrity Impressions, 1 Original Song'" video revealed that the video was created with 11 impressionists and one trumpet player.
His book reveals that the legacy of early impressionists like Pater and Symons was richer, stranger, and more explosive than traditional readings of the movement suggest.