Definition of Portrait. Meaning of Portrait. Synonyms of Portrait

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Definition of Portrait

Portrait
Portrait Por"trait, n. [F., originally p. p. of portraire to portray. See Portray.] 1. The likeness of a person, painted, drawn, or engraved; commonly, a representation of the human face painted from real life. In portraits, the grace, and, we may add, the likeness, consists more in the general air than in the exact similitude of every feature. --Sir J. Reynolds. Note: The meaning of the word is sometimes extended so as to include a photographic likeness. 2. Hence, any graphic or vivid delineation or description of a person; as, a portrait in words. Portrait bust, or Portrait statue, a bust or statue representing the actual features or person of an individual; -- in distinction from an ideal bust or statue.
Portrait
Portrait Por"trait, v. t. To portray; to draw. [Obs.] --Spenser.

Meaning of Portrait from wikipedia

- A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The...
- Portrait is the debut album of the R&B group Portrait, released in 1992 on Capitol Records. The album reached #70 on the Billboard 200 and #16 on the...
- Portrait of a Man (Self Portrait?) (also Portrait of a Man in a Turban or Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban) is an oil painting by the Early Netherlandish...
- A self-portrait is a representation of an artist that is drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted by that artist. Although self-portraits have been made...
- Portrait of a Lady on Fire (French: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, lit.‚ÄČ'Portrait of the Young Lady on Fire') is a 2019 French historical romantic...
- "The Oval Portrait" is a horror short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, involving the disturbing cir****stances surrounding a portrait in a chateau...
- Natural light portraiture Portrait photography, or portraiture, is a type of photography aimed toward capturing the personality of a person or group of...
- Family Portrait may refer to: Family Portrait (Hals, four persons), a 1635 painting by Frans Hals Family Portrait (Hals, five persons), a 1648 painting...
- See portrait for more about the general topic of portraits. Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human...
- Portrait is an American R&B and hip hop vocal quartet, consisting of members Michael Angelo Saulsberry, Irving Washington III, Eric Kirkland and Philip...