These particular portraits are from Filatova's book "Personality in the Mirror of Socionics" (2001).
While the idea of visual identification or VI in application to Socionics types is often met with staunch skepticism, there has been a considerable amount of research done on the relationship between personality and appearance that demonstrates that there indeed exist some interesting correlations, and that many of us are naturally in a habit of making personality estimates based on other people's appearance.
On Filatova's portraits
- from Wikisocion:
It should be noted that Ekaterina Filatova did not herself use visual identification ("V.I.") to diagnose the types of the people in her books. She