The latest in family portraiture

If you and your family are in Tokyo for the Thanksgiving holiday, consider heading for Shibuya-ku to have your family scanned for a 3D printed portrait!

Omote3DHere's the process, as explained on the Omote 3D website.

I thought it would be fun to compare a sample portrait from the Omote site (it's the three figurines standing in a Joseph-Cornell like shadow box) with family portraits in other media.

The painting, Portrait of the Coozzadini Family (1584), is by Lavina Fontina.

Fontana_FamilyPortrait

Adams family portrait

The daguerreotype is of the Adams family, from 1846.


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