Portrait Institute Magazine
Our Occasional 36-Page Magazine - Sent Free to Members

Highlights from the September 2009 issue

"The One and Only Orpen"
The brilliant and eccentric Irish portraitist - a genius who created a unique approach to portraiture.
By P. G. Konody

Gallery Profile
The Foremost American Portrait Gallery
A look at the fabulous past of Portraits, Inc. in New York City.
By Andrea Ericson

The Question of the Smile
An age-old problem for the portrait artist - the pros and cons.
By John Howard Sanden

Painting Equine Portraits
How a leading artist creates portrait compositions involving horses.
By L. Steven Moppert

Case History
Inspired By a Sargent Masterpiece
How a painting of two young twins is fashioned after a famous Sargent masterwork.

Portrait Review
A New Presidential Portrait
Painted from life by Robert Alexander Anderson.

Plus news of Portrait Institute Programs
The Great Portraits Tour to London
The Portrait Institute Lecture 2010
Our Newest Book