Museums - Visit Stroke of
Genius' collection of museums, including the National
Renewal Center - Don't miss this one! A wonderful site to study
classical art! Sponsored by art collector Fred Ross who was previously
on the ASOPA Advisory Board and was featured at the 2001 ASOPA Portrait
Jackson Presents - Probably the largest collection of art throughout
history on the web. You'll wish she showed a single thumbnail next
to the artist's name in the index so you had an idea what type of
work they did. But, she's done a massive undertaking and is highly
Museum - Anders Zorn books are sold in the Museum Shop! If you're
not familiar with the works of this wonderful artist, he's a portrait
artist favorite and you're in for a wonderful treat.
Anders Zorn, the Complete Works
- Amazing index of links to fabulous artist sites on the web.
About Johannes Vermeer Art
- Nothing more needs to be said.
- Leading auction house in Vienna, Austria. I've had the good fortune
to visit there personally when I managed portrait painter Robert
Schoeller; a wonderful experience!
Auctioneers & Appraisers
- Incredible site showing prices of auctioned art works from
some of the top auction houses. You'll be amazed what you can find
there. Search for some of today's contemporaries, such as Burt Silverman,
David Leffel and John Howard Sanden as well as Masters of the past.
Galleries - Established in 1978, Altermann is a nationally recognized
gallery that deals primarily in 19th, 20th, and 21st century American
Art with an emphasis in Western, wildlife, figurative, still life,
landscape, impressionism and outdoor sculpture." (has handled
some of David Leffel's work).
Gallery - "The Gallery is distinguished for its scholarship
and actively supports research in American art. In addition, Ira
Spanierman is currently co-author on three forthcoming catalogue
raisonnés, on the art of American Impressionists, John Henry
Twachtman, Theodore Robinson, and Willard Metcalf. Mr. Spanierman
is also sponsoring the Lloyd Goodrich, Edith Havens Goodrich, and
Whitney Museum of American Art catalogue raisonné of the
work of Winslow Homer."
Galleries - Following is their description: "We specialize
in the American Impressionists, with emphasis on the works of "the
Ten," including Frank Benson, William Merritt Chase, Thomas
Wilmer Dewing, Childe Hassam, Theodore Robinson, Edmund Tarbell,
and "the Eight," including William Glackens, Maurice Prendergast,
John Sloan and George Bellows. We especially emphasize the works
of Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent, whose output we are recording
in two catalogue raisonné projects. Our interests also include
the Hudson River School, the Luminists, still life painting, and
academic figurative painting of the turn of the century."
Ettinger Gallery - Many great artists including Gregg Kreutz.
Galleries - Berry Hill Galleries specializes in 18th, 19th,
and early 20th Century American paintings and sculpture. Areas of
expertise include Colonial painting, Genre painting, the Hudson
River School, Impressionist painting, the Expatriates, Still Life
and Trompe l'oeil painting, the Ashcan group, Western paintings,
and early Modernism.
Gallery - Online gallery which handles Kirk Richards and William
An amazing, cohesive collection of Russian History websites of the
last Czar Nicholas. Hours of feasts for the eyes.
Magazine - A great site and wonderful information, more than
just what's in the magazine.
A top art site with deep content.
York Geneological and Biographical Society Portrait Collection
- Some good portraits of Presidents and others.
Some portrait scans on the pages below are very inferior, but these
links are still educational. One of the worst is the portrait of
Frances Cleveland by Anders Zorn mentioned below in Portraits at
FirstLadies.org. A gorgeous portrait, but I'm afraid they've butchered
it. Some portrait's shown don't even give the artists name!
Also, just because you've visited one site about presidential portraits,
don't limit yourself by not checking the other links listed. Often
there is more than one official portrait painted for a former president.
of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery - Artists
are credited, but the images are unfortunately small.
Portraits at the White House - No artist credits.
the White House Entrance and Cross Halls for Presidential portraits
by portrait artist names you'll know.
of the Treasury Portrait Collection - Lot's of Kinstlers.
Commanding Generals and Chiefs of Staff -
||Three portraits featured are by artists on Stroke of Genius:
||Portraits by other known artists of today:
- Portrait of Adna Romanza Chaffee and John Coalter Bates
are by Cedric Baldwin Egeli.
- Maxwell Davenport Taylor, Lyman Louis Lemnitzer and
Frederick Carlton Weyand are by Bjorn Peter Egeli.
- William Childs Westmoreland, Bruce Palmer, Jr. and Creighton
Williams Abrams, Jr. are by Herbert Elmer Abrams.
- Edward Charles Meyer is by by Everett Raymond
Florida Governor's Portraits - For those that know Ed Jonas,
the portrait of Kenneth McKay is by him. A revamp of the site
brought quality image reproductios, but they lost the artist's
Governor's Portraits - No artist credits
Connecticut Governor's Portraits
Maryland Governor's Portraits - Unfortunately, the portraits
are in black and white and cropped. At least they did include
the artist's name.
Indiana Governor's Portraits - Stroke of Genius' client Michael
Chelich's portraits of governors Evan Bayh and Frank O'Bannon
are featured here.
South Dakota Governor Portraits - Unfortunately, the scans
are poor and no artist credit is given. Miller and Mickelson are
by artist Richard R. Miller.
South Dakota Supreme Court Justices
Texas Governor's Portraits
These sites are listed in our framing section, but are worthy
of particular note here.
Wilner & Company - Check out the prices on this one! You'll
wish you got that much for a portrait. A treat if only to view.
Lowy Frame & Restoring