National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Thomas Jefferson Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
Thomas Jefferson, c. 1821
oil on wood
overall: 66 x 54.5 cm (26 x 21 7/16 in.) framed: 90.2 x 79.4 x 10.2 cm (35 1/2 x 31 1/4 x 4 in.)
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge IV in memory of his great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge II, and his father, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III
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From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart Paints the First Five Presidents
Object 3 of 5

Stuart painted the third president from life three times during his administration of 1801 to 1809. This Gibbs-Coolidge rendition was most likely based on other pictures Stuart had painted from life that where either in his possession or accessible to him.

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