What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound than a portrait.- Charles Baudelaire

What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound than a portrait.- Charles Baudelaire

A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it - Edward Steichen

A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it – Edward Steichen

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. – Oscar Wilde

The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt. - Henri Cartier-Bresson

The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

There is no single form or style of portraiture. Portraiture means individualism and as such means diversity, self-expression, private point of view. The most successful images seem to be those which exist on several planes at once … - Peter Bunnell

There is no single form or style of portraiture. Portraiture means individualism and as such means diversity, self-expression, private point of view. The most successful images seem to be those which exist on several planes at once … – Peter Bunnell

Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it - Pablo Picasso

Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it – Pablo Picasso

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