Questions tagged [portraits]

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. This tag should be used for questions about the digitization, the interpretation, the transcription or the transmission of portraits.

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Identifying military portrait found in Texas?

We have this portrait and have been trying to identify it with no avail. The family is from Goliad, Texas, if that helps. Do you have any thoughts about the year, country, what the uniform ...
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What can I learn about Sir William Brereton based on his portrait?

This portrait of Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) hangs in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Regarding the portrait I have the following questions: I assume the number "1579" in the corner is the date ...
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