Attorney General John G. Sargent, declared Artist Albert Rosenthal, is a "great figure to paint. He's a Lincoln type." Mr. Sargent's portrait will be painted at the expense of the U. S., as are portraits of all Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chief Justices of the Supreme Court, Cabinet Officers, Presiding Officers of the Senate and House. Pictures of Associate Justices of the Supreme Court (of which Mr. Rosenthal has 35 to sell, including those of Justices Brewer, Harlan, Brown, McKenna, Peckham, Moody, Holmes, Day) are not paid for by the Government.


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