“ Sailor – Lisbon, Portugal “
“ Admiral Sir William Penn, 1621–1670 “ … Portrait painted by Sir Peter Lely in 1665/6.
his son, William, accepted the grant of land in the American colonies in lieu of money owed by the Crown to his father, and he named the new colony Pennsylvania in his father’s memory.
Retired from the Sea
Isaac Verrill of Staithes – North Yorkshire – England – Late 1800s
“ Admiral Bean “
“ ADMIRAL “ … ‘
Michiel de Ruyter ‘ (original Dutch title)  …
When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country’s strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.
Happy 101st birthday to Jacob Lawrence. A lifelong advocate for African American history and social justice, Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic Cubism,” and used the shapes and colors of Harlem to define his work. See this portrait of Lawrence in “Face to Face: Portraits of Artists” as well as two of his works on view in our galleries.
“Jacob Lawrence,” 1944, by Arnold Newman