Portraits

George Washington strength Grant details: hand in the pockets Whitman: wrinkles around the eyes humanize Salome: odd look in her eyes as she seeks the head of John the Baptist.

George Washington, Rembrandt Peale, ca. 1854, From the collection of: de Young museum
Ulysses S. Grant, Ole Peter Hansen Balling, 1865, From the collection of: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
This inspires me because I like the color contrast and I think the subject was a very interesting histrorical figure.
Walt Whitman, George C. Cox, 1887, From the collection of: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Salomé, Henri Regnault (French, Paris 1843–1871 Buzenval), 1870, From the collection of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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