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pictorialist (plural pictorialists)
- An artist working in the style of pictorialism.
- In the style of pictorialism.
2007 October 17, Alan Riding, “Steichen Reconsidered in All His Exposures”, in New York Times:
- Steichen’s pictorialist period ended in 1917, when he joined the United States Army and created an aerial photography unit in northern France to gather intelligence about artillery positions and troop movements behind enemy lines.