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- n. An artist working in the style of tonalism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In painting, one who aims at a prevailing tone of color, or a harmonious color scheme, produced by effects of light and shade in their relation to the principal light rather than by contrasts of color.
Ruth Compson Trumble (1892 – 1964), affectionately known as Auntie Winkie, married the tonalist painter and disciple of Max Meldrum Peter (A. E.)
Turner, a colorist, reveled in color like a Bacchanal; Rousseau, a tonalist, felt it like a vestal; but both had the sense of color in the subtlest refinement.
Ranging between the tonalist and post-Impressionist extremes of Monterey art colony style, Yuan worked wildly unevenly.
Caffin thought that photography as a fine art (the title of his book) "will record facts but not as facts," and he doubtless had in mind the model of Pictorialism-taking pictures which looked as much as possible like tonalist paintings such as those of Innes and perhaps Whistler.
Known as a 19th-century tonalist painter, Blakelock has been historically associated with two dominant themes -- moonlight scenes and Indian encampments.
After studying at the Academie Julian, Redmond returned to California in 1898 and settled in Los Angeles, where his more European tonalist style of painting soon developed into a brighter palette inspired by the exceptional California landscape.
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