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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The activity of making drawings of people; A word drawing of a person's appearance and character.

Usage examples (33)
  • None of Adams's portraiture is included, because Szarkowski finds it "wooden."
  • But the interest of portraiture is not merely historical; it is also ethnographical.
  • The common quality about portraiture is that the subject looks directly into the camera.
  • Women painters have always excelled in portraiture, certainly the most difficult, if not the highest, branch of art. for more
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