Portraiture

Definition of Portraiture

Por´trai`ture
n.1.A portrait; a likeness; a painted resemblance; hence, that which is copied from some example or model.
For, by the image of my cause, I see
The portraiture of his.
- Shak.
Divinity maketh the love of ourselves the pattern; the love of our neighbors but the portraiture.
- Bacon.
2.Pictures, collectively; painting.
3.The art or practice of making portraits.
v. t.1.To represent by a portrait, or as by a portrait; to portray.

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