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Memory is a Fickle Fashionista: A Lost Lincoln Portrait and a Forgotten Artist – Part 3

The story behind H. Stanley Todd‘s lost Lincoln portrait: The current owner found the Abraham Lincoln painting in storage when he purchased a building in Brooklyn, New York, in the early 1990s. He left it in storage for 20 years, where it … Continue reading

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Memory is a Fickle Fashionista: A Lost Lincoln Portrait and A Forgotten Artist – Part 2

Why was artist H. Stanley Todd forgotten? The artist was forgotten because Memory is a fickle fashionista. When Henry Stanley Todd (1871-1941) sought artistic training, he chose the best school in the world, the Académie Julian in Paris. Leading the school was the … Continue reading

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Memory is a Fickle Fashionista: A Lost Lincoln Portrait and A Forgotten Artist – Part 1

Here is a detail of a recently re-discovered portrait of Abraham Lincoln: and in full view: Todd – Lincoln Signature and Date EnhancedDespite dings and decades of surface dirt, the beauty of the portrait is evident.  The artist, “Todd”,  was … Continue reading

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