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A New York Institution: A Look at Portraits, Inc's Illustrious Past

Portraits, Inc. was founded in 1942 in New York. Over our 75-year history, we have represented such distinguished artists as Andrew Wyeth, Albert Murray, Robert Brackman, Sidney Dickinson, John Koch, Aaron Shikler, & Nelson Shanks.


More Than Just People:
Special Commissions

Our artists do more than just paint people. Award-winning artist Deborah Chabrian captures beloved homes, gardens, and other special places in exquisitely-rendered watercolor portraits.


8th Annual Portraits, Inc. Scholarship Auction, May 15 - 19, 2017

For the eighth consecutive year, we will be holding an online art auction to benefit the Portraits, Inc. Scholarship Foundation.


Historical and Posthumous Portraits

Portraits of historical figures or subjects who are no longer living require a special level of skill, and our artists are adept at meeting this challenge head on.


On the Walls: Everett Raymond Kinstler at the Booth Museum

Through October 2, 2016, the public will have the chance to see first-hand works by one of the greatest contemporary portrait painters, Everett Raymond Kinstler, in the exhibition "Journeys West and Beyond."


What Will You Wear for Your Portrait Sitting

There are many factors to consider when deciding on the details of a portrait, and the clothing that the subject will wear is one of the most important.


Portraits, Inc. Partners with Flower Magazine to Present New Show

Portraits, Inc. is proud to present a new traveling exhibition, "In Full Bloom: Master Portraits, Floral Works & Still Lifes," in partnership with Flower magazine.


The Probity of Portrait Drawing

A closer look at the remarkable art of portrait drawing.


7th Annual Online Auction, May 15-19, 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, we will be holding an online art auction to benefit the Portraits, Inc. Scholarship Foundation.


Painting the Good Woman: A Timely View of Feminine Distinction

Our exhibition, "Painting the Good Woman: A Timely View of Feminine Distinction," explores the motive of the female as artistic muse through works by artists represented by Portraits, Inc. along with historical works borrowed from private and institutional collections.


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