Portraits of Individuals

Amanda and Odin by Chris Duke

It was a delight to paint Odin, the Bernese Mountain Dog who... read more

Sunday Afternoon by Chris Duke

This painting of my daughter Inga was a finalist in the... read more

Best Friends for 15 Years by Chris Duke

This client sat for me with her dog, now sixteen years old... read more

Inga and Lucy by Chris Duke

This is my daughter Inga with Lucy, truly the best dog on the... read more

John Koster by Chris Duke

John Koster is now president of Koster Keunen. I also painted... read more

Leigh Hart by Chris Duke

Many people tell me this is their favorite portrait of mine.... read more

John Knight by Chris Duke

John Knight is a bassoonist with hilarious stories of his... read more

Whitney Mancino by Chris Duke

I painted Whitney after seeing many of Botticelli's... read more

Abby Hunter by Chris Duke

This is a small painting of my first husband’s granddaughter... read more

Frits Koster by Chris Duke

I was hired to paint the founder and former president of... read more

Mary in White by Chris Duke

This is Mary, years back. I love the quiet sensibility of... read more

Inga with Flute by Chris Duke

Inga practiced flute for hours a day when she was younger;... read more

Joe Skillen by Chris Duke

Joe chose to be represented as a biker, which was really... read more

Elizabeth in Shawl by Chris Duke

Elizabeth is a fine singer and actress – a creative and... read more

Julia Reading by Chris Duke

My son met his wife Julia in medical school and thus, in the... read more

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - I by Chris Duke

When in Turkey, I fell in love with the story of Ataturk,... read more

Cassie with Soccer Ball by Chris Duke

This is a tiny, quick painting. It graces the home of Cassie’... read more

John Gerbi by Chris Duke

This is my wonderful husband John, painted after we saw a... read more

Inga in White by Chris Duke

My daughter Inga has been painted by me many times.

Mary of the Planets by Chris Duke

Some friends say that this is my definitive portrait of Mary... read more

Stan by Chris Duke

This is a small painting of my son Stan. I have drawn Stan... read more

Scott Bernitt in his Wedding Attire by Chris Duke

Scott and his wife had an avant-garde, medieval-style wedding... read more

Mary in her Wedding Dress by Chris Duke

It is fascinating to paint many varieties of white. No wonder... read more

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - II by Chris Duke

This is a very small study of Ataturk. Photos of Ataturk are... read more

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - III by Chris Duke

I love the intensity of Ataturk’s expression.

Mary in Contemplation by Chris Duke

This is my favorite painting of Mary.

Julia by Chris Duke

This paint sketch of Julia at the outset of her exciting... read more

Julia in White Gloves by Chris Duke

This is a small paint sketch of Julia that I like a lot.... read more

Kara with Soccer Ball by Chris Duke

I love to paint teenagers with the tools of their finely... read more