Portraiture : Definition

Portraiture

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Definitions of Portraiture

Pronunciation : Por"trai*ture
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. portraiture.]
Definition : 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. [Obs.] Chaucer.

3. The art or practice of making portraits. Walpole.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Por"trai*ture
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To represent by a portrait, or as by a portrait; to portray. [R.] Shaftesbury.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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