Meaning of luminism

lu•min•ism

Pronunciation: (l'mu-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. a style of landscape painting practiced by some mid-19th-century American artists, esp. of the Hudson River School, that emphasized meticulously crafted realism and a technically precise rendering of atmosphere and of the effects produced by direct and reflected light.
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