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Meaning of PRE-RAPHAELITE

Pronunciation:  pree'rafeeu`lIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of the pre-Raphaelites; "the Pre-Raphaelite painters"
 

PRE-RAPHAELITE is a 14 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: artist, creative person, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Holman Hunt, Hunt, Millais, Rossetti, Sir John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre-Raph"a*el*ite\, n.
Popularly, any modern artist thought to be a would-be
restorer of early ideas or methods, as one of the German
painters often called {Nazarenes}, or one who paints and
draws with extreme minuteness of detail.

 

 

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