Etymology
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portraiture (n.)

"the art of making portraits; a painting, picture, or drawing," late 14c., from Old French portraiture "portrait, image, portrayal, resemblance" (12c.), from portrait (see portrait).

updated on September 10, 2020

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Definitions of portraiture from WordNet

portraiture (n.)
the activity of making portraits;
portraiture (n.)
a word picture of a person's appearance and character;
Synonyms: portrayal / portrait
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