Origin of impressionist
Related formsim·pres·sion·is·tic, adjectiveim·pres·sion·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjectivesem·i-im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for impressionist
Tired of the classical sculptures, impressionist paintings, and chipped ancient relics you stroll past at your local art museum?Beware: Connecticut’s Museum of the Occult May Kill You|Nina Strochlic|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Met comes close to that goal in its current show on Impressionist dress—which was organized by a paintings expert.
Bremer says he paints in a style best described as “American impressionist—primitive.”Paul Bremer’s New Canvas: Bush’s Iraq Boss Embraces Artistic Side|Lloyd Grove|August 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The unwanted blooms are at odds with his plans for a garden replicating the calming colours of an Impressionist painting.
He remembers that the specialist was eager to include it in the house's February 2010 Impressionist and Modern Sale.
The duke was not an impressionist, his description lacked colour.The Monster|Edgar Saltus
He was nothing of an impressionist; he never put smokestacks on the horse nor legs on the steamboat.Cobb's Bill-of-Fare|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
The play-music is all angular and grotesque, glaring effects thrown on in splashes like an impressionist painting.Stars of the Opera|Mabel Wagnalls
We do not pretend to have mentioned in this chapter all the painters directly connected with the first Impressionist movement.The French Impressionists (1860-1900)|Camille Mauclair
The virtue of these Impressionist pictures, whatever it might be, depended on no reference to the outside world.Art|Clive Bell