Definition of Rubenist in English:

Rubenist

(also Rubéniste, Rubensiste, Rubeniste)

noun

Art History
  • An admirer or imitator of Rubens; specifically one of a group of late 17th-cent. French artists and critics who emphasized the importance of the exuberant and expressive use of colour, as epitomized in the work of Rubens. Contrasted with Poussinist.

Origin

Early 20th century. From French Rubéniste from Ruben- + -iste.

Pronunciation

Rubenist

/ˌruːb(ɪ)nˈiːst//ˈruːb(ɪ)nɪst/