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Bernard Godwin

 (1900 - 1967)
Bernard Godwin was active/lived in New York.  Bernard Godwin is known for portrait.

Bernard Godwin

Portraitist Bernard Godwin, born in 1900 of Russian ancestry, was a painter of the rich and famous. Hollywood celebrities, scientists, military men and the Pope, sat patiently while his brush described them in conventionally realistic form. Godwin's portraits of Albert Einstein, Generals George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower, and Pope John XXIII may be found in sites as diverse as the Vatican, West Point and Presidential Libraries.

His career as a portrait painter had begun to take off with commissions in the 1930s from wealthy Newport, Rhode Island families. He lived in a style reflective of his financial success, and traveled widely around the world in pursuit and fulfillment of portrait commissions.

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About  Bernard Godwin

Born:  1900
Died:   1967
Known for:  portrait