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Quotes of portrait

  1. The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective. – Berenice Abbott
  2. Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects- they are funnier than her other qualities. – Pedro Almodovar
  3. I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense; I doodle, I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down and do an accurate portrait of anyone. – Rene Auberjonois
  4. Not only are Christians writing about Jesus, but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus. – John Clayton
  5. I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardizing the greater good- which is the family. – Rachel Griffiths
  6. When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy. – William Morris Hughes
  7. I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you. – Frida Kahlo
  8. I wanted to become a cartoon artist, a portrait artist, and an illustrator. This was my first idea. – Karl Lagerfeld
  9. In a portrait you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what's going on, but it's representative. – Annie Leibovitz
  10. We know evolution happened because innumerable bits of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint a rich portrait of life's pilgrimage. – Michael Shermer
  11. It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face. – Robert Louis Stevenson
  12. The progression of roles you take strings together a portrait of an actor, but it's a completely random process. – Meryl Streep
  13. It takes a long time for a man to look like his portrait – James Whistler

Usage examples for portrait

  1. Night and morning Eugenie opened the dressing- case and gazed at the portrait of her aunt. – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  2. I did his portrait so to speak, with his back to the reader, letting the reader see what he saw. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  3. From pure kindness Lady Charteris wished Ronald to paint her daughter's portrait it was to be a large picture they could take back to Greenoke. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  4. I fancy that she is painting a portrait of the poor young man who is dead. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  5. The portrait is almost finished, is it not? – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  6. Why was the portrait of his mother beneath the roof of Millbank? – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  7. I was going to paint another portrait of him for his home, but we never hit off times when we were both free. – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  8. It's a portrait of my sister." – The House by the Lock by C. N. Williamson
  9. I have no portrait of him. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  10. I think I know where there is a portrait of him. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  11. All the same, it is strange about the portrait – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  12. I let Father see your present, and told him how pleased you were with his portrait – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  13. Yes; the portrait of a type. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  14. " Ah, you do not feel much respect for your walking portrait exclaimed the emperor, smiling. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  15. Lawrence Newt was standing near the window in the library, looking up at the portrait that hung there, and deep into the soft, dark eyes. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  16. The girl turned her head with a bright smile, and Madame Bernard started in surprise when she saw the portrait – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  17. Here, too, the only thing that struck me was a portrait – My New Home by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  18. And often the set of plates would bear no trace of any portrait save mine. – The Best Psychic Stories by Various
  19. Now he only nodded, and still looked at the portrait – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  20. It was a family portrait – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford

Rhymes for portrait

  • self-portrait;

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