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English definition of “Impressionism”

Impressionism

noun [U]     /ɪmˈpreʃ.ən.ɪ.zəm/ specialized
a style of painting, which began in France in the 1860s, in which the artist tries to represent the effects of light on an object, person, area of countryside, etc.Art history and artistic movements
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