Pre-Raphaelitism
noun see Pre-Raphaelite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pre-Raphaelitism — Pre Raphaelite ► NOUN ▪ a member of a group of English 19th century artists who sought to emulate the style of Italian artists from before the time of Raphael. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the Pre Raphaelites. 2) (of women) suggesting Pre… …   English terms dictionary

  • pre-raphaelitism — noun also pre raphaelism “+ Usage: usually capitalized P&R Etymology: pre raphaelitism from pre raphaelite (I) + ism; pre raphaelism from pre + Raphael + English ism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pre-Raphaelitism — See Pre Raphaelite. * * * …   Universalium

  • PRE-RAPHAELITISM —    a movement headed by Rossetti, Holman Hunt, and Millais, of revolt against the style of art in vogue, traceable all the way back to Raphael, and of a bold return to the study of nature itself, agreeably to the advice of Ruskin, that they… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood — ➡ Pre Raphaelite * * *       group of young British painters who banded together in 1848 in reaction against what they conceived to be the unimaginative and artificial historical painting of the Royal Academy and who purportedly sought to express …   Universalium

  • Pre-Raphaelite — Pre Raphaelitism, n. /pree raf ee euh luyt , ray fee /, n. 1. any of a group of English artists (Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood) formed in 1848, and including Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who aimed to revive the… …   Universalium

  • Pre-Raphaelite — ► NOUN ▪ a member of a group of English 19th century artists who sought to emulate the style of Italian artists from before the time of Raphael. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the Pre Raphaelites. 2) (of women) suggesting Pre Raphaelite painting in… …   English terms dictionary

  • Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood — The Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood (also known as the Pre Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, John Everett Millais, Frederic George… …   Wikipedia

  • Pre-Raphaelite — n. & adj. n. a member of a group of English 19th c. artists, including Holman Hunt, Millais, and D. G. Rossetti, emulating the work of Italian artists before the time of Raphael. adj. 1 of or relating to the Pre Raphaelites. 2 (pre Raphaelite)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pre-Raphaelite — [pri: rafəlʌɪt] noun a member of a group of English 19th century artists who sought to emulate the simplicity and sincerity of Italian artists from before the time of Raphael. adjective relating to the Pre Raphaelites. ↘(especially of women)… …   English new terms dictionary

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