Definitions for pictorialpɪkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr i əl
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a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
pertaining to or consisting of pictures
"pictorial perspective"; "pictorial records"
graphic, lifelike, pictorial, vivid(adj)
evoking lifelike images within the mind
"pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"
a newspaper or magazine with many pictures, or section thereof
an article primarily featuring many photographs, or simply a collection of photographs
a stamp featuring a vignette of local scenery or culture.
of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures
described or otherwise represented as if in a picture; graphic or vivid
stylistically similar to a painting, especially following pictorial conventions u2013 see pictorialism
of or pertaining to pictures; illustrated by pictures; forming pictures; representing with the clearness of a picture; as, a pictorial dictionary; a pictorial imagination
Origin: [L. pictorius, fr. pictor a painter, fr. pingere to paint. See Paint.]
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The beautiful, which is perhaps inseparable from art, is not after all tied to the subject, but to the pictorial representation. In this way and in no other does art overcome the ugly without avoiding it.
The Picasso of photography was the Picasso of photography, the Picasso of photography had a 70-year career covering the whole 20th Century. All the genres of modern photography are represented in The Picasso of photography work, from the pictorial style of the 1900s to the modernist period. It's very rare.
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