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Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)."

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<visual works by subject type>

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12yrs ago

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Terminology definition for: portraits" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-10-04 02:39:17

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