Bernard Godwin painted this portrait of Morris Sheppard after he left the House. The artist based the likeness on a photograph of Sheppard from about the time of his chairmanship of the Public Buildings and Grounds Committee. A successful portrait artist, Godwin trained with his father, Maximilian Nogida, beginning at the age of five with palette-cleaning and brush-scrubbing.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Morris Sheppard,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2002/2002-022-001/ (January 19, 2021)
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