pastellist


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pas·tel·ist

or pas·tel·list  (pă-stĕl′ĭst)
n.
An artist who works in the medium of pastels.

pastelist, pastellist

an artist who specializes in the use of pastels.
See also: Art, Drawing
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It is interesting to remember that Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds and the society pastellist, Liotard, all put their subjects into fancy dress - The Blue Boy - being the most famous example.
He began to make drawings of his father's hostelry guests as a parlour game and soon his father, especially after becoming bankrupt, appreciated the potential of his gifted child and promoted him as a pastellist in Bath before moving the family to London in the late 1780s.