Imaginary Portraits

Some articles on imaginary portraits, portraits:

Walter Pater - Career and Writings - Marius The Epicurean and Imaginary Portraits
... Macmillan's Magazine an evocative semi-autobiographical sketch entitled 'Imaginary Portraits 1 ... This was to be the first of a dozen or so "Imaginary Portraits", a genre and term Pater could be said to have invented and in which he came to specialise ... Many are veiled self-portraits exploring dark personal preoccupations ...

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