A portrait is the desire for sharing. It is an opportunity for a relationship with another person. A marvellous way to establish intimacy. Without these premises, a good portrait can never be realised. Neither knowledge of light nor beauty of proportions could ever give, by itself, a touching result. In every human being we encounter, some part is destined to remain forever hidden, intangible and mysterious. And yet, what is more exciting than the curiosity that draws us closer to another human being? Than the possibility of establishing a pact, an understanding, a meeting point between our ideas and his?