A picture may represent thoughts or ideas; or may be a way of getting you to focus your attention on something (i.e. whatever the content of the picture symbolizes).
PLOUGH(ING)A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd
To see a picture of someone in a dream is a way to subconsciously bring attention to the person or image within that pictureChristian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe
1. Past experience;
2. Cannot be altered;
4. A message within itself;
5. Unusual Picture Frame speaks of an attitude;
6. Picture taken with an important person speaks of honour and promotion;
7. Old or Antique or old Frame speaks Of time (as in “memories from the past”). Num 33:52; Heb 9:14; Ez. 23:40.Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand
A scene of life, a memory of substance; see “photo”Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton
A picture can be a visual depiction of a person or object, an icon – in itself a sacred object – or a representation of spiritual significance.Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous
Psychological / emotional perspective: The condition of the picture may be important, as may also the colours.
A torn picture suggests that what is depicted has been damaged.
The subject matter may give us suggestions as to what we should be ‘looking at’ in our lives more objectively.Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous
Material aspects: A picture in a dream is usually an illustration of something that is important to us at that time.
If the picture is framed we may assume there is a degree of protection.
The interpretation will depend on whether the picture is painted, a print of another picture, or perhaps a photograph.Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous
Seeing one’s picture on a wall in a dream means one’s death and that his name will be itched on a gravestone.
(Also see Paintings)Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin
Portrait. Not the real thing! Being either egocentric or self-reflecting. Search for a relevant world- view or your true self.Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar
1. A measure of happiness in intimate relationships (note the contents of the picture).
2. A distorted recollection (to see a faded, blurry or otherwise damaged picture).
3. Overall view or perception of life or a situation or circumstance (as in “to get the big picture”).
4. Small changes in the ofﬁng.New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin
See Photograph.Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous
1- A picture in a dream is usually an illustration of something which is part of our lives. It will depend on whether it is painted, or a print of another picture, as to the interpretation.
For instance, in a dream, a picture that we have painted might have more emotional impact than an Old Master (An Old Master can also suggest our attitude to the past).
2- The condition of the picture may be important, as may also the colours in the picture (see Colours).
The subject matter may give us suggestions as to what we should be ‘looking at’ in our lives.
3- A picture is an icon, or alternatively a representation of spiritual significance.Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball
Dreaming that you paint or contemplate a picture highlights your need to escape from reality. Not surprisingly, a picture symbolizes the imagination. Therefore, its appearance and beauty reveal the way you are.The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke
See Photograph.The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards
20 dream symbols found for this dream.