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What is Portraiture?

Portraiture is the art of representing the physical or psychological likeness of a real or imaginary individual. From the earliest times, the portrait has been seen as a means to immortality, an everlasting image of an individual.

 

 

 

 




Picasso, Woman Seated in a Chair, 1941

Picasso, Woman Seated in a Chair, 1941

 
 
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