Narrative Portraits

The narrative portrait and genre painting suggests a story with figures
in a setting or landscape.

We are pleased to present example works from a select group of represented portrait artists…

The artist Robert Dewar Bentley calls his above works ‘Portscapes’.

Renaissance Girl




pastel on paper, 12×9

The artist Sally Baker Keller painted the above works.
Look to her Page for visual phases in the painting of a pastel.


oil, 30×24

Lady with a Horse

oil 60×48

My Grandma’s Wedding Gown

oil on stretched canvas, 36×24

The artist Linda Kollacks painted the above images.

Look to Linda’s Page to view her Series –

OLD TIMES – OUR TIMES, People at Work.

Charlie with Trombone


Arpino Studio

Ponce Beach Mural at Swedish Hospital

The above works are painted by artist Ann Ponce.
Look to Ann’s Page for her Series of Beach paintings and
also her Series on the Joffrey Ballet.

Contact Kathleen Van Ella at Portraits/Chicago Inc.
for additional information – 312-485-3030.