Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1921
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2003
Herbert E. Abrams was an American artist. He was one of the leading portrait artists of his era known for his style of traditional realism. His works included the official White House portraits of former presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush. During his prolific career, he painted more than 400 portraits, including those of General William Westmoreland, playwright Arthur Miller and astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.
Other portraits by Abrams are displayed at the Capitol, the Treasury Department, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.