Portrait bust


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a bust or statue representing the actual features or person of an individual; - in distinction from an ideal bust or statue.

See also: Portrait

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An even more extraordinary Roman amethyst, with a portrait bust of the Greek orator Demosthenes, signed by Dioskourides, was estimated at $200,000-$300,000 and fetched $i.6m.
A fine portrait bust of him can be seen on the museum's first floor.
"Laying aside all stylistic restraints, drawing freely from all of my past experience, I discovered that I could work with exceptional speed in clay, doing portrait bust demonstrations in less than 30 minutes," says Gore.
The university does possess a striking work by one of Britain's greatest sculptors, Sir Jacob Epstein - a portrait bust of obstetrics professor and medical pioneer Dame Hilda Lloyd.
Her office, which overlooks the Michelangelo-designed dome of St Peter's Basilica, was filled with family pictures, a framed photograph of Francis, and the portrait bust of another predecessor: sculptor Antonio Canova, the first director of the papal museums.
"I defy you not to feel better after viewing this picture of Cristiano Ronaldo alongside his portrait bust," wrote one Twitter user, Tom Sutcliffe (@tds153).
Like the monster's brutally severed head, the portrait bust detaches the head from the body, albeit replacing the gore with a focus on the elegance and verisimilitude of the depiction.
Give them time to make one or two sketches as if they were doing a study for a portrait bust, i.e., only including the head and shoulders.
Among others, she made a portrait bust of the Austrian author Thomas Bernhard.
Leaving aside the portrait bust, the trees, and the circular tree planters, Kahn's memorial design suffers from a tyranny of straight lines that gives it a rigid, even stilted, feel.
ONE YEAR AFTER THE STARS was published in 1952, one of Rey's friends, sculptor Robert Berks, visited Albert Einstein to design a bronze portrait bust. The project would forge a lasting connection between Rey and the famous scientist.