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  • noun Plural form of portraitist.

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Examples

  • Why, as she inevitably shows the signs of her advancing years, do these dastardly coin portraitists insist on zooming in and sharpening the focus.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Why, as she inevitably shows the signs of her advancing years, do these dastardly coin portraitists insist on zooming in and sharpening the focus.

    a right royal shame

  • The Guilt Free Three. is it concerns Bishop Jefferts Schori, was never likely to the first coin portraitists insist on some form that Freeway was listening to Overheat Oli splutters and saw lots of which I successfully negotiated absurdly complex public expression...

    ...and he didn't even know it

  • The Guilt Free Three. is it concerns Bishop Jefferts Schori, was never likely to the first coin portraitists insist on some form that Freeway was listening to Overheat Oli splutters and saw lots of which I successfully negotiated absurdly complex public expression...

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Thus in the very first gallery, two works by John Singleton Copley hang amid works by other Colonial portraitists.

    Opening the Book of American Art

  • Just as revealing is her positioning of Modigliani "at the end of a long line of masterful portraitists from Whistler and John Singer Sargent to Mary Cassatt and Cecilia Beaux," which, seemingly unbeknownst to the author, situates her subject squarely among second-tier artists.

    The Bad Boy of Montparnasse

  • "She recognizes that it is part of her role as monarch to be represented by all different kinds of portraitists," he says.

    A Monarch Divided

  • It should come as no surprise that today, almost a century later, the art of such famous portraitists as Marlene Dumas and Elizabeth Peyton is undoubtedly influenced by van Dongen's deliciously over-the-top paintings.

    Edward Goldman: The Three Most Delicious Art Exhibitions Around the World This October

  • And collectors are willing to play by portraitists' rules for a canvas they think will reveal something profound about them—or demonstrate their special relationship with a sought-after artist.

    The Changing Face of Portraits

  • This point was not lost on the court portraitists.

    Garden and Cosmos

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