Nelson Shanks, (b.1937- ). Over the course of his career, Nelson Shanks has established himself as a world-renowned painter, teacher and art historian. He has passed on his artistic insight and talents by teaching in top art institutions across the United States, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
The Actress, (Marisa Tomei),  Oil on canvas. 32in x 48in. Private collection

Nelson Shanks, (b.1937- ). Over the course of his career, Nelson Shanks has established himself as a world-renowned painter, teacher and art historian. He has passed on his artistic insight and talents by teaching in top art institutions across the United States, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

The Actress, (Marisa Tomei),  Oil on canvas. 32in x 48in. Private collection