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luminism

[loo-muh-niz-uh m] /ˈlu məˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
a style of landscape painting practiced by some mid-19th-century American artists, especially of the Hudson River School, that emphasized meticulously crafted realism and a technically precise rendering of atmosphere and of the effects produced by direct and reflected light.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin lūmin-, stem of lūmen light + -ism
Related forms
luminist, noun, adjective
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