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image of Abigail Smith Adams (Mrs. John Adams) Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
Abigail Smith Adams (Mrs. John Adams), 1800/1815
oil on canvas
overall: 73.4 x 59.7 cm (28 7/8 x 23 1/2 in.) framed: 97.5 x 84.8 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans
1954.7.2
On View
From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart
Object 4 of 5

1879Mason, George C. The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart. New York, 1879: 125-126.
1880"Portraits Painted by Stuart...taken from Mason's Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart." In Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1880: 28, no. 4.
1892Bowen, Clarence W., ed. The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington. New York, 1892: 144, repro. opp. 260, 426.
1926Park 1926, 93, no. 7, repro.
1967Oliver, Andrew. Portraits of John and Abigail Adams. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967: 132-140, fig. 66, 251, no. 105.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 102, repro., as Mrs. John Adams.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 387, color repro.
1975Van Devanter, Ann. "The Signers' Ladies." Antiques 108, no. 1 (July 1975): 120, color repro. 116.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 227, repro.
1981Williams 1981, 67, repro. 70.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 383, no. 543, color repro., as Mrs. John Adams.
1986McLanathan 1986, 112, color repro.
1992American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 356, repro.
1995Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 214-216, color repro. 215.

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