The likeness of a person, painted, drawn, or engraved; commonly, a representation of the human face painted from real life.
like off-the-shoulder neckline, scoops from the tip of one shoulder to another. top of wedding glossary
An artist's depiction, most often an oil painting, of a person, traditionally in a formal setting. When well done, portraits usually provide an artistic representation of the subject as well as revealing some of their character and personality. Portraits can also be of a group of people or even pets. See oil portrait