Portraiture

Portraiture may refer to:

  • The creation of any portrait, an artistic representation of a person, including
    • Portrait painting
    • Portrait photography
    • Self-portrait

Other articles related to "portraiture":

Portrait Artists - History - Ancient World
... Portraiture's roots are likely found in prehistoric times, although few of these works survive today ... Egyptian portraiture placed relatively little emphasis on likeness, at least until the period of Akhenaten in the 14th century BC ... that ancient Greek painting included portraiture, often highly accurate if the praises of writers are to be believed, but no painted examples remain ...
Roman Portraiture
... Roman portraiture was one of the most significant periods in the development of portrait art ... Roman portraiture is characterised by unusual realism and the desire to convey images of nature in the high quality style often seen in Ancient Roman art ...
Claudio Bravo (painter) - Madrid, Spain - Portraiture
... His interest in Renaissance and Baroque works came from his many visits to the Museo del Prado in Madrid where he admired paintings done by old Spanish and Italian masters ... Specifically he was inspired by Diego Velázquez for his light effects, Francisco de Zurbarán’s cloth studies, Juan Sánchez Cotán’s still lifes, Juan van der Hamen who popularized still life painting in Madrid, and Luis de Meléndez who had great technical skill in using light to depict texture ...
Alan Thornhill - Portraiture
... His portraiture in public collections includes Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve) - purchased in 1978 for the Primary Collection of the ...