Origin of portraiture
Examples from the Web for portraiture
This is not the first exhibit to ever take on selfies, nor the first examination of portraiture.The Art of the Selfie
October 17, 2013
Steve McCurry: Well, I thought of this more as a portraiture project of models rather than a fashion shoot in a way.A New Kind of Pirelli Calendar
Misty White Sidell
November 29, 2012
This penetrating style of portraiture works on the subtlest of emotional responses as well.Into the Woods With Virginia Woolf: Emily Perkins and ‘The Forrests’
September 19, 2012
The Daily Pic: Giovanni Cariani caught the labors of portraiture.Face Time
August 31, 2012
In order to develop characters in his new work, Cotton looked closely at European portraiture.Will Cotton's New Paintings of Katy Perry
January 14, 2011
In portraiture, in scenery, in costume, he is simplicity itself.The Balladists
That was the end of portraiture in England until a new school arose.Six Centuries of Painting
He was recognised as being, in a certain style of portraiture, second to Lawrence only.
Vandyke, Reynolds, Titian—he deemed these the great triumvirate of portraiture.
And so I think it rather safer to leave the portraiture to the imagination of my readers.Dulcibel
- the practice or art of making portraits
- another term for portrait (def. 1)
- portraits collectively
- a verbal description
Word Origin and History for portraiture
mid-14c., from Old French portraiture "portrait, image, portrayal, resemblance" (12c.), from portrait (see portrait).