Portrait bust

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Portrait bust a bust or statue representing the actual features or person of an individual; -- in distinction from an ideal bust or statue.
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Usage

In literature:

At the left side of the tablet is a bust of the poet modeled after the Droeshout portrait.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
PORTRAIT BUST OF JOHN COLET, Dean of St. Paul's (1467-1519).
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
His portrait busts were, in a sense, mere pot-boilers; he lavished himself upon his ideal figures.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
I am sitting for a portrait and for a bust.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Napoleon's own portrait was made in full length twice, and in bust ten times.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
Other busts are evidently portraits of persons interred.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
The sketch was expanding into a carefully studied portrait bust and Moss was happy.
"Money Magic" by Hamlin Garland
The busts, as will readily be surmised, are portraits of distinguished fellows of the Royal Society.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Though totally blind, he made admirable likenesses, and his portrait bust of Pope Urban VIII is very celebrated.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
In the busts and medal portraits of Agrippina that have been preserved we see a face remarkably suggestive of refinement of character.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
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In news:

Replication, Repetition, and the Portrait Bust .
Replication, Repetition , and the Portrait Bust.
Replication , Repetition, and the Portrait Bust.
Goldberger's debut feature is a haunting portrait of a teenage boy busted out of reform school with nowhere to run.
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