Presidential Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC Photos

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in Washington, DC chronicles American Presidents through portraits. This page also displays works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which is shares the same building.

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Smithsonian Institution Center for American Art Museum & Portraiture. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington at Battle of Trenton engraving by Thomas Cheesman after John Trumbull at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait by Robert Edge Pine at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Institution Center for American Art Museum & Portraiture. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait (1796) by Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington at Battle of Trenton engraving (1796) by Thomas Cheesman after John Trumbull at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait (1785) by Robert Edge Pine at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
George Washington portrait by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Martha Washington portrait by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington plaster bust by Jean-Antoine Houdon at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
George Washington portrait (1795) by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Martha Washington portrait (c1853) by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington portrait (c1853) by Rembrandt Peale at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington plaster bust (c1786) by Jean-Antoine Houdon at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
George Washington Resigning His Commission plaster sculpture by Ferdinand Pettrich at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington silver medal at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Creamware pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington by Herculaneum Pottery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Adams portrait by John Trumbull at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
George Washington Resigning His Commission plaster sculpture (c1841) by Ferdinand Pettrich at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.George Washington silver medal (1793) at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Creamware pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington (c1800-5) by Herculaneum Pottery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Adams portrait (1793) by John Trumbull at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
John Adams portrait by Gilbert Stuart at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait by Mather Brown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait by Charles Bird King after Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson plaster sculpture by Hiram Powers at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
John Adams portrait (1826) by Gilbert Stuart at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait (1786) by Mather Brown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait (1836) by Charles Bird King after Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson plaster sculpture (1873) by Hiram Powers at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Thomas Jefferson silver medal by Robert Scott at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.James Madison portrait by Chester Harding at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Dolley Madison portrait by William S. Elwell at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Monroe portrait by John Vanderlyn at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Thomas Jefferson silver medal (1801) by Robert Scott at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.James Madison portrait (1829-30) by Chester Harding at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Dolley Madison portrait (1848) by William S. Elwell at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Monroe portrait (1816) by John Vanderlyn at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
John Quincy Adams portrait by William Hudson Jr. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Quincy Adams portrait by George Caleb Bingham after 1844 original at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Jackson portrait by Ralph E.W. Earl at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Jackson portrait by Ralph E.W. Earl at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
John Quincy Adams portrait (1844) by William Hudson Jr. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Quincy Adams portrait (c1850) by George Caleb Bingham after 1844 original at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Jackson portrait (c1817) by Ralph E.W. Earl at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Jackson portrait (c1817) by Ralph E.W. Earl at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Andrew Jackson marble bust by Ferdinand Pettrich at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Martin Van Buren portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.William Henry Harrison portrait by Albert Gallatin Hoit at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Death of William Henry Harrison graphic by Henry R. Robinson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Andrew Jackson marble bust (1839) by Ferdinand Pettrich at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Martin Van Buren portrait (1864) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.William Henry Harrison portrait (1840) by Albert Gallatin Hoit at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Death of William Henry Harrison graphic (1841) by Henry R. Robinson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
John Tyler portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James K. Polk portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Zachary Taylor portrait by James Reid Lambdin at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Zachary Taylor on horseback portrait by James Walker at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
John Tyler portrait (1859) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James K. Polk portrait (1846) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Zachary Taylor portrait (1848) by James Reid Lambdin at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Zachary Taylor on horseback portrait by James Walker at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Millard Fillmore portrait by unknown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Millard Fillmore silver medal by Joseph Willson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Franklin Pierce portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Buchanan portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Millard Fillmore portrait (c1843) by unknown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Millard Fillmore silver medal (1850) by Joseph Willson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Franklin Pierce portrait (1853) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Buchanan portrait (1859) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
James Buchanan marble bust by Henry Dexter at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Buchanan silver medal by Salathiel Ellis at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Abraham Lincoln portrait by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
James Buchanan marble bust (1859) by Henry Dexter at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.James Buchanan silver medal (1857) by Salathiel Ellis at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln portrait (1887) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Abraham Lincoln portrait (1887) by George P.A. Healy at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Abraham Lincoln a month before his 2nd inauguration photo by Alexander Gardner at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo by unknown of Fetter's Picture Gallery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo by William Judkins Thomson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo by George B. Clark Jr. copied from Mathew B. Brady at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Abraham Lincoln a month before his 2nd inauguration photo (1865) by Alexander Gardner at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo (c1858-60) by unknown of Fetter's Picture Gallery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo (1858) by William Judkins Thomson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln photo (1860) by George B. Clark Jr. copied from Mathew B. Brady at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Abraham Lincoln life mask by Leonard Wells Volk at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln life mask by Clark Mills at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln hands casting by Leonard Wells Volk at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln bronze bust by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Abraham Lincoln life mask (1860) by Leonard Wells Volk at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln life mask (1865) by Clark Mills at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln hands casting (1860) by Leonard Wells Volk at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Abraham Lincoln bronze bust (1887) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Andrew Johnson portrait by Washington B. Cooper at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Johnson lithograph by Ehrgott & Forbriger Lithography Co. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Johnson silver medal by Anthony C. Paquet at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Ulysses S. Grant portrait by Thomas LeClear at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Andrew Johnson portrait (after 1866) by Washington B. Cooper at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Johnson lithograph (c1862) by Ehrgott & Forbriger Lithography Co. at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Andrew Johnson silver medal (1865) by Anthony C. Paquet at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Ulysses S. Grant portrait (c1880) by Thomas LeClear at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Ulysses S. Grant photo by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Ulysses S. Grant silver medal by Anthony C. Paquet at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Rutherford B. Hayes portrait by Eliphalet Andrews at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Rutherford B. Hayes ronze medal by George T. Morgan at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Ulysses S. Grant photo (1864) by Mathew Brady Studio at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Ulysses S. Grant silver medal (1871) by Anthony C. Paquet at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Rutherford B. Hayes portrait (1881) by Eliphalet Andrews at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Rutherford B. Hayes ronze medal (c1879) by George T. Morgan at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
James A. Garfield portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Chester A. Arthur portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Grover Cleveland portrait by Anders Zorn at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Benjamin Harrison portrait by Theodore C. Steele at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
James A. Garfield portrait (1881) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Chester A. Arthur portrait (1881) by Ole Peter Hansen Balling at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Grover Cleveland portrait (1899) by Anders Zorn at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Benjamin Harrison portrait (1900) by Theodore C. Steele at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
William McKinley portrait by August Benziger at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Theodore Roosevelt portrait by Adrian Lamb after Philip de Lászlo at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.William Howard Taft portrait by William Valentine Schevill at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Woodrow Wilson portrait by John Christen Johansen at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
William McKinley portrait (1897) by August Benziger at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Theodore Roosevelt portrait (1967 after 1908 original) by Adrian Lamb after Philip de Lászlo at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.William Howard Taft portrait (1910) by William Valentine Schevill at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Woodrow Wilson portrait (1919) by John Christen Johansen at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Woodrow Wilson bronze bust by Jo Davidson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Warren Gamaliel Harding portrait by Margaret Lindsay Williams at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Calvin Coolidge portrait by Joseph E. Burgess after Ercole Cartotto at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Herbert Clark Hoover portrait by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Woodrow Wilson bronze bust (1919) by Jo Davidson at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Warren Gamaliel Harding portrait (1923) by Margaret Lindsay Williams at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Calvin Coolidge portrait (1956) by Joseph E. Burgess after Ercole Cartotto at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Herbert Clark Hoover portrait (1931) by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt ink portrait by Aurelius Battaglia at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Franklin Delano Roosevelt portrait by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Franklin Delano Roosevelt portrait by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Harry S. Truman portrait by Greta Kempton at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt ink portrait (c1928-32) by Aurelius Battaglia at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Franklin Delano Roosevelt portrait (1945) by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of Franklin Delano Roosevelt portrait (1945) by Douglas Chandor at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Harry S. Truman portrait (1948-79) by Greta Kempton at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Dwight David Eisenhower portrait by Thomas E. Stephens at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Fitzgerald Kennedy portrait by Elaine de Kooning at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Gallery of recent Presidential paintings at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Gallery of recent Presidential paintings at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Dwight David Eisenhower portrait (1947) by Thomas E. Stephens at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.John Fitzgerald Kennedy portrait (1963) by Elaine de Kooning at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Gallery of recent Presidential paintings at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Gallery of recent Presidential paintings at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.

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