• 2012: Unveiling the portraits of Presi-
    dent and Mrs. George W. Bush at the
    White House.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 1977: With His Majesty the
    Alafin of Oyo, Nigeria.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 1977: Painting His Majesty
    the Alafin of Oyo, Nigeria.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 1982: Painting the Majority Leader
    of the U.S. Senate, Robert C. Byrd.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 1993: Reverend Billy Graham.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 1996: Painting Pamela McMahon
    in the 57th Street studio, New York.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2004: Unveiling the portrait of Attorney General John Ashcroft.Left: Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2004: With His Highness
    the Emir of Kano, Nigeria.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2011: With President and
    Mrs. Bush in Dallas.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2012: Unveiling the portraits of Presi-
    dent and Mrs. George W. Bush at the
    White House.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2012: In the White House Blue Room.
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  
  • 2006: Unveiling of the portrait of Spence School's Head, Arlene Joy Gibson
    45 years painting the world's most interesting personalities.  


Gallery of Selected Portraits
23 notable portraits, including North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt (above), Attorney General John Ashcroft, and evangelist Reverend Billy Graham.

Career Milestones 1970–2014
Memorable moments of 45 years
painting the world's most interesting
personalities, including His Majesty
the Alafin of Oyo (above).

Pageant of Africa

Portraits and paintings from Africa,
including His Imperial Highness the
Garsan Fulani of Kano (above), and
the 13-foot painting of His Highness' turbanning ceremony parade.

Franklin Graham Video
Famed evangelist Franklin Graham
records a brief (29 seconds) thank-you to John Howard Sanden.

Mr. Sanden's Books and
Instructional Videos

The Portrait Institute features four
books of portraits by John Howard
Sanden, plus the artist's instructional videos.

Lectures at Your Organization
"The World of Portrait Painting"
Mr. Sanden's popular lectures on portraiture include Sargent/Sorolla: Studies in Greatness, The DeLaszlo Magic, The Ten Greatest Portraits, and other titles.


Online Commentary: Discus-
sions of Current Interest in
Portrait Painting

Topics of current and past significance in the world of portraiture including Philip Mould: "The Art Detective."

Complete Portrait Archive
A listing of every Sanden portrait
1970-2014. Many illustrated.
 
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