Pre-Raph|a|el|ite

Pre-Raph|a|el|ite
Pre-Raph|a|el|ite «pree RAF ee uh lyt, -RAY fee-», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. any Italian painter preceding Raphael.
2. one of a group of English artists and poets formed in 1848, including John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who aimed to work in the spirit that prevailed before the time of Raphael.
3. any modern artist or writer having similar aims or methods.
–adj.
1. existing before Raphael.
2. of or belonging to the Pre-Raphaelites: »

Of the many forces which exerted an influence upon the young Picasso,…one was the PreRaphaelite movement (Listener).

3. characteristic of or resembling the Pre-Raphaelites or their principles and style.

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  • Pre-Raphaelite — Pre Raph•a•el•ite [[t]priˈræf i əˌlaɪt, ˈreɪ fi [/t]] n. 1) fia lit. any of a group of English artists(Pre Raph′aelite Broth′erhood)formed in 1848, and including Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who aimed to revive… …   From formal English to slang

  • Nazarenes — Preraphaelite Pre*raph a*el*ite, n. 1. One who favors or practices art as it was before Raphael; one who favors or advocates preraphaelitism. [1913 Webster] 2. Popularly, any modern artist thought to be a would be restorer of early ideas or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Preraphaelite — Pre*raph a*el*ite, n. 1. One who favors or practices art as it was before Raphael; one who favors or advocates preraphaelitism. [1913 Webster] 2. Popularly, any modern artist thought to be a would be restorer of early ideas or methods, as one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Preraphaelite — Pre*raph a*el*ite, a. Of or pertaining to the style called preraphaelitism; as, a preraphaelite figure; a preraphaelite landscape. Ruskin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • préraphaélite — [ prerafaelit ] n. m. et adj. • 1855; angl. pre raphaelite; de pré et Raphaël, n. pr. ♦ Arts Se dit des peintres anglais (Rossetti, Burne Jones, etc.) du milieu du XIXe s. qui voulurent renouveler la peinture par l imitation des peintres italiens …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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