Don Bachardy

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Don Bachardy
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Bachardy in 2004
Born
Donald Jess Bachardy

(1934-05-18) May 18, 1934 (age 85)
NationalityAmerican
Known forPortrait artist
Partner(s)Christopher Isherwood (1953–1986; Isherwood's death)

Donald Jess Bachardy (born May 18, 1934) is an American portrait artist. Bachardy was the partner of Christopher Isherwood for over 30 years.[1] He is known for writing Frankenstein: The True Story.

His works reside in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum of Art in San Francisco, the University of Texas, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, the University of California, Los Angeles, the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University, Princeton University, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Portrait Gallery, London.

One of Bachardy's best known works is the official gubernatorial portrait of Jerry Brown that hangs in the California State Capitol Museum.

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  1. Ann Harold (02-15-2010), "A Brush With Life", LAmag.com. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 28, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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