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National Museum of American History

Coming Soon: Portraits

National Portrait Gallery

Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, launching on June 18, 2019. Join Director Kim Sajet as she chats with artists, historians, and thought leaders about the big and small ways that portraits shape our world. Subscribe now!

Find the portraits we discuss at our website: https://npg.si.edu/podcasts

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Portraits Medaillons

National Museum of American History

Crypto-portraits

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, The Dauphin and The Dauphine

Secret Portraits

National Museum of the American Indian

Catalog of American Portraits Initiated

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
To access the catalog, see http://npgportraits.si.edu/eMuseumNPG/code/emuseum.asp

http://si-siris.blogspot.com/2012/10/smithsonian-national-portrait-gallerys.html

http://www.npg.si.edu/research/ceros.html

The Catalog of American Portraits is established by the National Portrait Gallery to provide a national portrait archives of historically notable subjects and artists from the colonial period to current times. The CAP manual files contain, whenever possible, a photograph of the portrait, standard catalog data (medium, support, dimensions, condition), a description, current ownership, provenance, biographical sketches of subjects and artists, bibliographic references, and exhibition and conservation history. Often, archival correspondence and primary research material is included as well.

Sketches for Portraits

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Left, in rectanuglar frame, man seated in robes, drapery behind him. Right, man in an armchair. Each turned toward left, with names below. Center, robed, standing figure facing left. Verso: Left, man seated with book, facing left. Right, standing robed man, turned slightly toward the right.

Portraits Alive! 2017

National Portrait Gallery
Photograph of a girl in a blue shirt standing in front of a painting of Albert Einstein, who is also wearing a blue shirt

Portraits Alive! 2015

National Portrait Gallery
The Portraits Alive! program is a dynamic combination of history, visual art, and performance art. Local teens lead a theatrical tour that brings the Portrait Gallery's collection to life through original, student-written performances. This program has been made possible through the generous support of the Honorable Richard Blumenthal and Mrs. Cynthia M. Blumenthal, Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation, and the Reinsch Family Education Endowment. Video Produced by Brittany Jordan Cole, New Media Intern Music: "Feel Good (Instrumental)" by Broke for Free: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/ Used under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) License.

Two medallion portraits

National Museum of American History

Two Male Portraits

National Museum of American History

Album of Portraits of Celebrities

National Portrait Gallery

Portraits of Aldermen

National Museum of American History
four albumen oval bust portraits of white men wearing the same robes; printed on recto "R.W. Thrupp Photo. New St. Birmingham / Alderman G.L. Underhill / Alderman Ironmonger / Alderman Fowler / Alderman Hawksford"; portraits by R. W. Thrupp

Card Portraits of Prominent Characters

National Portrait Gallery

Portraits of Walt Kuhn

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. Identification on verso (handwritten): Walt Kuhn in 1903, upon his return from study in Europe.
Item is a copy print photograph showing two images.

Portfolio of Civil War Portraits

National Portrait Gallery

Clintons Unveil Portraits

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
President William Jefferson Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton unveil their portraits, which are housed in the National Portrait Gallery.

Two Self-Portraits

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Portraits of Twelve Artists

National Museum of American History
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