Definition of Pictorialist

1. Noun. An artist working in the style of pictorialism. ¹



2. Adjective. In the style of pictorialism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pictorialist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pictorialist

pictogramme
pictograms
pictograph
pictographic
pictographically
pictographies
pictographs
pictography
pictoral
pictorial
pictorial convention
pictorial matter
pictorial representation
pictorialism
pictorialisms
pictorialist (current term)
pictorialists
pictoriality
pictorialize
pictorialized
pictorializes
pictorializing
pictorially
pictorialness
pictorialnesses
pictorials
picts
pictura
picturable
pictural

Literary usage of Pictorialist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1909)
"We know of no work more profitable in suggestion and example for the pictorialist than Photograms of the Year, and advise our readers to get this new volume ..."

2. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1913)
"Can it render the subtle nuances of the faces? Can it do justice to the delicate half tone work in the landscape of the pictorialist ? ..."

3. The American Amateur Photographer (1904)
"... and compelling the photo-pictorialist to restrict himself to his own implements. However conscientious the jury was, as I believe, in its decisions, ..."

4. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1917)
"The Salon has grown in dignity from year to year, and one is conscious that the pictorialist of the camera is very much in earnest and that calmness and ..."

5. The American Amateur Photographer and Camera & Dark-room (1907)
"The focal plane shutter seems to have little place in the gallery of arms of the pictorialist,—which is to the mind of the present scribe a big mistake. ..."

6. Fratelli Alinari: Photographers In Florence by Monica Maffioli (2003)
"... as creator and interpreter of the pictorialist aspirations proposed by photography in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. ..."

7. The American Annual of Photography (1912)
"We have passed through the stage of microscopic definition, and bald-headed skies, and the modern pictorialist endeavors to portray nature as it is actually ..."

8. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman (1919)
"But the coming great man will be less of a pictorialist and more of a humanist than Stravinsky; and when he is thoroughly master of himself and his medium ..."

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