Washington DC Travel Guide and City Tour
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC focuses on the images of famous Americans including US presidents, politicians and actors. Subjects include Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Colin Powell and Barack Obama.
The collection includes photographs, paintings and graphic arts. There are works of art by artists John Sargent, George Catlin and Paul Cezanne.
The National Portrait Gallery is part of the many Smithsonian Institution. Free tours are available.
The National Portrait Gallery is located at 8th and Fth Street in Washington DC. View map.