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Descriptor English: Portrait
Descriptor Spanish: Retrato
Descriptor Portuguese: Retrato
Descriptor French: Portrait
Entry term(s): Portraits
Tree number(s): V01.185.843
V02.700.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019477
Scope note: Work consisting of graphic representations, especially of the face, of real persons, usually posed, living or dead. They are pictures whose purpose is the portrayal of an individual or group of individuals, not pictures which merely include people as part of an event or scene. (From Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II, p540, 1995)
Annotation: this heading is used as a Publication Type; used for individual or group portraits in an article; portraits as a subject are indexed under the main heading PORTRAITS AS TOPIC
History Note: 2008(1997)
DeCS ID: 33249
Unique ID: D019477
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/21
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Portrait - Preferred
Concept UI M0028969
Scope note Work consisting of graphic representations, especially of the face, of real persons, usually posed, living or dead. They are pictures whose purpose is the portrayal of an individual or group of individuals, not pictures which merely include people as part of an event or scene. (From Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II, p540, 1995)
Preferred term Portrait
Entry term(s) Portraits



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