Pre-Raphaelite

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Pre-Raph·a·el·ite

also pre-Raph·a·el·ite  (prē-răf′ē-ə-līt′, -rā′fē-)
n.
A painter or writer belonging to or influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a society founded in England in 1848 to advance the style and spirit of Italian painting before Raphael.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites.

Pre-Raph′a·el·it′ism n.

Pre-Raphaelite

(ˌpriːˈræfəlaɪt)
n
(Art Movements) a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, an association of British painters and writers including Rossetti, Holman Hunt, and Millais, founded in 1848 to combat the shallow conventionalism of academic painting and revive the fidelity to nature and the vivid realistic colour that they considered typical of Italian painting before Raphael
adj
(Art Movements) of, in the manner of, or relating to Pre-Raphaelite painting and painters
ˌPre-ˈRaphaelˌitism n

Pre-Raph•a•el•ite

(priˈræf i əˌlaɪt, -ˈreɪ fi-)

n.
1. any of a group of English artists (Pre-Raph′aelite Broth′erhood) formed in 1848, and including Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who aimed to revive the style and spirit of the Italian artists before the time of Raphael.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites.
Pre-Raph′a•el•it`ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pre-Raphaelite - a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance idealsPre-Raphaelite - a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
Adj.1.Pre-Raphaelite - of or relating to or characteristic of the Pre-Raphaelites; "the Pre-Raphaelite painters"
Translations

pre-Raphaelite

[ˈpriːˈræfəlaɪt]
A. ADJprerrafaelista
B. Nprerrafaelista mf

Pre-Raphaelite

[ˌpriːˈræfəlaɪt]
npréraphaélite m/f
the Pre-Raphaelites → les préraphaélites
adj
[art, painting] → préraphaélite
(fig) [looks] → préraphaélite

pre-Raphaelite

adjpräraffaelitisch
nPräraffaelit m

Pre-Raphaelite

[priːˈræfəlaɪt] n & adjpreraffaellita (m/f)