1. Greatly Impressed

    Dear James: Have received your letter of January 30, 1993 with the several photos of your two portraits of President Lincoln. I am greatly impressed with the serious and dedicated effort to present President Lincoln in two periods of his life. Your portraits do illustrate changes both subtle and obvious. The change in where he parted his hair is one of the most obvious. I've carefully analyzed the…Read More

    President Gerald R. Ford
  2. Captured The Spirit of This History Making Individual

    Hello, Since 1985, I have professionally photographed the works of many fine artists; especially those producing sculpture in all mediums. As an allied Professional Member of the National Sculpture Society, I am well versed in observing figurative sculpture, both in the round and in bas-relief. Twelve years ago, I began to photograph James Nance's works from his "Lincoln Project" including a photo…Read More

    Mel Schockner
  3. Excellent Portrait Sculptor

    To Whom it may concern: This letter is to serve as my highest recommendation of James J. Nance as an excellent portrait sculptor and professional sculpture designer for public and private commissions. As a professional sculptor with numerous commissions and awards to my credit, I have been aware of and impressed with Mr. Nance's portrait sculpture for about 12 years now. One of the things that imp…Read More