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[mass noun] The action of depicting something, especially in a work of art:‘the painting's horrific depiction of war’[count noun] ‘Michelangelo's depictions of the male nude’
picture, painting, portrait, drawing, sketch, artist's impression, study, illustration, portrayal, representation, image, likenessportrayal, representation, presentation, description, delineation, characterizationView synonyms
- ‘There is, of course, more to these depictions of New York streets than a simple realism of setting.’
- ‘If one went by media depictions, he lamented, one would think his neighbourhood is a crime-ridden slum.’
- ‘But uniformity is lacking even between animal depictions within the same painting group.’
- ‘Artschwager has also continued to produce paintings, typically monochromatic depictions of buildings.’
- ‘The prime concern of landscape painting is the depiction of natural scenery.’
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