Examples of portraiture in a Sentence
The museum is exhibiting portraiture from the late 19th century.
Recent Examples of portraiture from the Web
Seth was best known for his portraiture, while John for his engravings.
This year, in recognition of its 50th anniversary, the museum is celebrating the irrevocable impact these early images made on the field of portraiture at large.
The 17 artists on display boldly challenge the traditions of photographic portraiture.
An alternative to more traditional self-portraiture, these collages channel Armstrong's outlook on life as something to be incessantly relished, captured, and refashioned into a wholly new, deeply personal, and undeniably wonderful world.
In the mid-1960s, Time began expanding their pool of portrait artists, and this necessarily pushed the traditional parameters of portraiture to include pop artists.
This exhibition looks at some of the earliest examples of the medium, an important period of experimentation that included mournful battlefield imagery and regal portraiture, including notable images of Abraham Lincoln.
Self-portraiture isn’t a byproduct of the smart phone.
Known for her Art Deco tributes to the Roaring Twenties, the Polish artist, who peaked in the 1930s, used bold figures, muted color palettes and unexpected compositions in her glamorous portraiture.
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PORTRAITURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of portraiture for English Language Learners
: the art of making portraits
: portraits of people painted or drawn by artists
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