"Flowering Cactus" by Everett Raymond Kinstler
Limited Edition Giclee
Signed & Numbered
Edition Size - 75
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EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER
Everett Raymond Kinstler has painted more than 40 cabinet officers, more than any artist in the country's history. Five Presidents -- Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton -- have posed for him. His portraits of Ford and Reagan are the official White House portraits.
He was awarded honorary doctorates by Rollins College in 1983, and the Lyme Academy College of Art in 2002. The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., acquired 50 of his original works for its permanent collection. He is also represented in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Butler Institute of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, etc.
Among Kinstler's more than 500 portraits are such well-known personalities as Tony Bennett, Carol Burnett, Peter O'Toole, James Cagney, Betty Ford, Gene Hackman, Katharine Hepburn, Lady Bird Johnson, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck and John Wayne. Others include authors Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and Tom Wolfe; Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Harry Blackmun; Business leaders such as John D.Rockefeller III; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; six U.S.Governors; four US Secretaries of State; and the presidents of universities and colleges including Brown, Harvard, Princeton, Smith, Wellesley, Williams and Yale.