Art & US Presidents (History)

Focusing on portraiture of American Presidents- Classical to contemporary

Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze, 1851, From the collection of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
George Washington, Gilbert Stuart, 1796, From the collection of: Brooklyn Museum
Parson Weems' Fable, Grant Wood, 1939, From the collection of: Amon Carter Museum of American Art
George Washington, Rembrandt Peale, ca. 1850, From the collection of: de Young museum
Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Gardner, 1865, From the collection of: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Photography became big during Lincoln's presidency. To be photographed, the subject would have to sit still for 45 seconds- that's how long the exposure was.
President Abraham Lincoln, Washington D.C., Mathew B. Brady, 1865, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Abraham Lincoln Bust, Jo Davidson, 1943, From the collection of: The Valentine
Portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt, Artist: Gari Melchers, 1908, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1952, From the collection of: U.S. National Archives
Roosevelt Aloha Sticker, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1934, From the collection of: U.S. National Archives
Harry S. Truman, Eliot Elisofon, 1955-12, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
Mark Kauffman, 1946-07, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
Dwight D Eisenhower, Hulton Archive, 1953-01-01, From the collection of: Getty Images
J F Kennedy, Hulton Archive, 1960-01-01, From the collection of: Getty Images
Lyndon B. Johnson, Peter Hurd, 1967, From the collection of: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Jimmy Carter, Herbert Elmer Abrams, 1982, From the collection of: The White House
George Bush, Hulton Archive, 1981-06-24, From the collection of: Getty Images
Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1993-08, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
George W. Bush, Robert A. Anderson, 2008, From the collection of: Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Obey - Shepard Fairey, Obama portrait, Obey - Shepard Fairey, From the collection of: Museum of Street Art
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