Nelson Shanks: Paintings and Drawings

By Peter F. Blume



About the author:

At the time of writing of this essay, Peter F. Blume was Curator at the Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Pennsylvania,


Resource Library editor's note:

This essay was previously published by Allentown Art Museum in the catalogue for the exhibition Nelson Shanks: Paintings and Drawings held April 11 through May 16, 1976. Library of Congress Card Number 76-8751

Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Ms. Shana Herb and Ms. Jill Tominosky of the Allentown Art Museum, for their help concerning the above text.

This essay is reprinted with permission of the Allentown Art Museum.. If you have questions or comments regarding the essay please contact the Allentown Art Museum directly through either this phone number or web address: notes concerning Nelson Shanks:

A portrait painter whose most famous work is likely his portrait of Princess Diana, The Princess of Wales, completed in 1996. The painting premiered at Hirschl & Adler Gallery in New York City, April 24 to June 28, 1996.
He is an honorary member of the American Society of Classical Realism Guild of Artists.


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