Artist Rich Thompson with “Lincoln’s Sword”


Rich Thompson is a self taught artist, who’s always been drawn to American history and specifically Abraham Lincoln. Rich’s work was on display and won visitors choice at the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia during Lincoln’s 200th birthday celebration. Currently, Rich has pieces in the Lincoln Collection at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, IL, the Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville, Kentucky, The Lincoln Library and Museum in Harrogate, Tennessee, as well as two pieces hanging at Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC. He’s been published in the Civil War Preservation Trust magazine, Hallowed Ground, as well as had a painting used in the playbill at Ford’s Theatre’s production of “The Rivalry”.

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