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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.
Some were great impressionists. They impressed upon you the fear of God and Immensity - or, in other words, the fear of being drowned with every circumstance of terrific grandeur.
He was envious of everyone else's success, and had a peculiar, personal loathing of the impressionists; for he looked upon his own failure as due to the mad fashion which had attracted the public, sale bete, to their works.
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. Till then it had been possible to see them only at Durand-Ruel's shop in the Rue Lafitte (and the dealer, unlike his fellows in England, who adopt towards the painter an attitude of superiority, was always pleased to show the shabbiest student whatever he wanted to see), or at his private house, to which it was not difficult to get a card of admission on Tuesdays, and where you might see pictures of world-wide reputation.
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.
He was the only French painter associated with the Impressionists to depict American scenes.
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).
The Musee Marmottan Monet reminds us of this in 'Camille Pissarro: The First of the Impressionists', the artist's first retrospective in France for 36 years, by hanging the tropical beach scene Deux femmes causant au borddela mer (1856; Fig.
Since the turn of the 20th Century, under the stewardship of Wally Findlay, the focus has been on Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, School of Rouen painters, School of Paris painters including Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Gustave Loiseau, Jean Dufy, Marc Chagall, and the Findlay School of painters including Le Pho, Andre Hambourg, Vu Cao Dam, Nicola Simbari, Constantin Kluge, and Gaston Sebire.
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.