William E. Wallace
William E. Wallace is the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History at Washington University in St. Louis and an internationally recognized authority on the great Renaissance artist, Michelangelo Buonarroti. In addition to more than 90 articles and essays, he is the author and editor of seven different books on Michelangelo, including the award-winning, Michelangelo: The Complete Sculpture, Painting and Architecture (1998), Discovering Michelangelo (Rizzoli, 2012), and a biography of the artist, Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times (Cambridge 2010/paper 2011).
Posts by William E. Wallace
The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?