a technique of rendering depth or distance in painting by modifying the tone or hue and distinctness of objects perceived as receding from the picture plane, especially by reducing distinctive local colors and contrasts of light and dark to a uniform light bluish-gray color.
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Also called atmospheric perspective.
Origin of aerial perspective
First recorded in 1725–35
Words nearby aerial perspective
Definition for atmospheric perspective (2 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for atmospheric perspective (1 of 2)
another term for aerial perspective
British Dictionary definitions for atmospheric perspective (2 of 2)
a means of indicating relative distance in terms of a gradation of clarity, tone, and colour, esp blueAlso called: atmospheric perspective
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