Jacques Reich

Etcher and illustrator Jacques Reich was famous for his realistic portraits of America’s founding fathers and presidents, notably George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Reich was an artist for Scribner’s Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings and made over 2,000 portraits for Appleton’s Cyclopedia of American Biography. Later, he specialized in etchings on copper and published approximately fourteen portraits of English authors and artists, with a series of twenty-five Famous Americans.

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