Jason Grigsby explains is great clarity the reasons where you would use the different responsive image specification implementations. Of course you could use <picture> but the chances are for most of the implementations you won’t need it.
And in this case, where we ended up is with a specification called ‘picture’ that contains much more than theAn excerpt from Don’t use picture (most of the time)
<picture>element. The picture specification includes
sizesand you can use those attributes without using the