Definition of Pointillists

1. Noun. (plural of pointillist) ¹



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Definition of Pointillists

1. pointillist [n] - See also: pointillist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pointillists

pointes
pointework
pointful
pointfully
pointfulness
pointier
pointiest
pointilism
pointilist
pointillage
pointillism
pointillisms
pointillist
pointillistic
pointillistically
pointillists (current term)
pointillé
pointillés
pointiness
pointing
pointing-trowel
pointing-trowels
pointing out
pointing the bone
pointing trowel
pointings
pointless
pointlessly
pointlessness
pointlessnesses

Literary usage of Pointillists

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1. Letters to a Painter on the Theory and Practice of Painting by Wilhelm Ostwald (1907)
"... receives an impression corresponding to a superposition or addition of the two colors. The pointillists or Neo-impressionists make use of this method. ..."

2. The Bookman (1908)
"... C. Tarbell Child,'' it would be manifestly inaccurate to call all the "Ten" impressionists, pointillists ..."

3. The æsthetic Attitude by Herbert Sidney Langfeld (1920)
"A color produced by such blending seems to be more luminous than one produced by the direct mixtures of paint. This method is used by the pointillists, ..."

4. Art in Flanders by Max Rooses (1914)
"... "pointillists", and "impressionists"; those who have isolated themselves in a very special manner: Jacob Smits (Rotterdam, 1856), who applies his ..."

5. Modern painting, its tendency and meaning by Willard Huntington Wright (1915)
"His spottings were much smaller and more effective than those of the other pointillists. His desire was to express an idea through the medium of nature, ..."

6. Cubists and Post-impressionism by Arthur Jerome Eddy (1914)
"The first is exemplified in the work of the pointillists, who carried it to its logical conclusion the division of tones, and built up their pictures with ..."

7. Paul Gauguin, His Life and Art by John Gould Fletcher (1921)
"... but now, more frequently, pointillists. Three artists stood out against the tendency towards scientific theory. Puvis de Chavannes had, within the very ..."

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