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Because of this, many portrait artists tried to enhance the standing of both their painting and their subject by giving their portraits an historical, religious, or mythological setting.
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It has been said that every Flemish artist was a born portrait painter and to survey the course of Flemish painting from Van Eyck to Rubens and Van Dyck is to realize how much truth there is in this observation.
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Yet, beautiful work as it is in a delicate miniature style, seemingly related to that of the Franco-Flemish artist Andre Beauneveu (c.1330-1403), it poses a problem in the image it gives of the young and beardless Richard II.
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Examples include: (c.1466) by Piero Della Francesca; (c.1474) by Andrea Mantegna; Leonardo's (Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani) (c.1490), and (c.1503), wife of Francesco del Giocondo; Raphael's (1515); Jan van Eyck's (1436); Holbein's (1523, National Gallery, London); (1532, SMPK, Berlin); and (1533, National Gallery, London); (1624) by Frans Hals; (1642) and (The Staalmeesters) (1662) by Rembrandt; (1764) by Joshua Reynolds; (1785) by Thomas Gainsborough; (1832) and (1844-65) by Ingres.
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Although many of these works are not limited to a single face or figure, and some are viewable only at a distance, their aim was to pictorialize Christianity in personal form, and therefore should be regarded as part of the portrait genre.
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Other noteworthy religious and mythological portraits of the Renaissance, including: Jan van Eyck's portraits of Adam and Eve in his masterpiece (1425-32); Mantegna's (c.1490); Leonardo's
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First, in ancient Greece, Egypt and Rome (as well as in Mycenean, Minoan and other Mediterranean cultures), painters and sculptors were used to portray a wide range of Gods and Godesses, in a range of public artworks.
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That said, in very simple terms one can detect two basic styles or approaches in portrait-painting: the 'Grand Style' in which the subject is depicted in a more idealized or 'larger-than-life' form; and the realistic, prosaic style in which the subject is represented in a more down to earth realistic manner.