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English definition of “Pre-Raphaelite”


adjective     /ˌpriːˈræf.əl.aɪt/ US  /ˌpriːˈræf.i.əl-/
belonging or relating to the Pre-Raphaelites, or typical of their style of painting: a Pre-Raphaelite artist/painter She was a woman of Pre-Raphaelite beauty (= had pale skin and long wavy reddish-brown hair, like the women often painted by the Pre-Raphaelites).Renaissance: 1501 to 1899Art history and artistic movements
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