Definition of Portraiture. Meaning of Portraiture. Synonyms of Portraiture

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Definition of Portraiture

Portraiture
Portraiture Por"trai*ture, v. t. To represent by a portrait, or as by a portrait; to portray. [R.] --Shaftesbury.
Portraiture
Portraiture Por"trai*ture (?; 135), n. [F. portraiture.] 1. A portrait; a likeness; a painted resemblance; hence, that which is copied from some example or model. For, by the image of my cause, I see The portraiture of his. --Shak. Divinity maketh the love of ourselves the pattern; the love of our neighbors but the portraiture. --Bacon. 2. Pictures, collectively; painting. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 3. The art or practice of making portraits. --Walpole.

Meaning of Portraiture from wikipedia

- homes. The skulls denote some of the earliest sculptural examples of portraiture in the history of art. Most early representations that are clearly intended...
- Roman portraiture was one of the most significant periods in the development of portrait art. Originating from ancient Rome, it continued for almost five...
- portrait, many painters, sculptors and printmakers tried some form of self-portraiture. Portrait of a Man in a Turban by Jan van Eyck of 1433 may well be the...
- environmental portraiture, and is used to convey further information about the person being photographed. Where it is common in studio portraiture and even...
- Natural light portraiture Portrait photography, or portraiture, is a type of photography aimed toward capturing the personality of a person or group of...
- The portraiture of Elizabeth I spans the evolution of English royal portraits in the early modern period (1400/1500-1800), depicting Queen Elizabeth I...
- professionally as Kate Capshaw, is an American painter and retired actress whose portraiture work has been shown in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Formerly...
- Portraiture in ancient Egypt forms a conceptual attempt to portray "the subject from its own perspective rather than the viewpoint of the artist ... to...
- 2006 and was renamed The Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture in honor of a gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The building...
- as Edward Burne-Jones stated, "The only expression allowable in great portraiture is the expression of character and moral quality, not anything temporary...