Portray x Depict: Como utilizar

-The painting DEPICTS dusk in the hilly, forested landscape of Montmajour, in Provence, with wheat fields and the ruins of a Benedictine abbey in the distance.

Why depicts instead of portray ?

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Henry Cunha 3 18 183
The verbs are synonymous in this context. DEPICT is often used in relation to the visual arts.