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See also: portraituré

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French portraiture.

NounEdit

portraiture (countable and uncountable, plural portraitures)

  1. A portrait; a likeness; a painted resemblance; hence, that which is copied from some example or model.
    • Shakespeare
      For, by the image of my cause, I see / The portraiture of his.
  2. The art of painting or photographing portraits.
  3. A portrait (or portraits considered as a group).

FrenchEdit