[Ads-l] Antedating of "Pointillism"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 6 01:01:41 UTC 2014

pointillism (OED 1901)

1897 _Art Journal_ Mar. 89 (ProQuest)  But in the Gallery of the Art Nouveau there was nothing similar among the paintings; the "pointillisme" of M. Van Rysselberghe placed close to the synthetical art of M. Serusier, appeared beside the colourism of M. Besnard.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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