Chiaroscurist
Chiaroscurist Chi*a`ros*cu"rist, n. A painter who cares for and studies light and shade rather than color. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • chiaroscurist — noun Date: circa 1798 an artist who specializes in chiaroscuro …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiaroscurist — See chiaroscuro. * * * …   Universalium

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  • chiaroscurist — n. artist who uses light and shade for dramatic effect (in a picture or painting) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiaroscurist — chia·ro·scu·rist …   English syllables

  • chiaroscurist — ˌkyärəˈsk(y)u̇rə̇st, kēˌär , ar , rōˈsk , ürə̇ noun ( s) Etymology: chiaroscuro + ist : an artist in chiaroscuro …   Useful english dictionary

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