tenebrist

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tenebrism (ˈtɛnəˌbrɪzəm)
 
n
(sometimes capital) a school, style, or method of painting, adopted chiefly by 17th-century Spanish and Neapolitan painters, esp Caravaggio, characterized by large areas of dark colours, usually relieved with a shaft of light
 
'tenebrist
 
n, —adj

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