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What was the purpose of equestrian portraits in history?

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  1. adajiamcneal
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    Equestrian portraits show the subject mounted on horseback.These portraits have always been associated with sitters of high status, with the implication that a noble warrior or ruler was being depicted. Later, people further down the social scale aspired to these associations.

  2. Koikkara
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    \(\Huge\color{#ff0000}{W}\color{#ff2000}{e}\color{#ff4000}{l}\color{#ff5f00}{c}\color{#ff7f00}{o}\color{#ffaa00}{m}\color{#ffd400}{e}~\color{#bfff00}{t}\color{#80ff00}{o}~\color{#00ff00}{O}\color{#00ff40}{p}\color{#00ff80}{e}\color{#00ffbf}{n}\color{#00ffff}{S}\color{#00aaff}{t}\color{#0055ff}{u}\color{#0000ff}{d}\color{#2300ff}{y}\color{#4600ff}{!}\color{#6800ff}{!}\color{#8b00ff}{!}\) @sixseven67 \(Equestrian~ Portraits\) show the subject mounted on horseback. Sculpted versions were made during Antiquity, the most famous surviving. \(Example,\) being the Roman statue of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, in the Campidoglio, Rome. \(Ref:\) http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/glossary/equestrian-portrait

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