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James Madison

Narrative

Gilbert Stuart American, 1755 - 1828 James Madison, c. 1821 oil on wood, 65.3 x 54.3 cm (25 11/16 x 21 3/8 in.) Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

Stuart first portrayed James Madison when he was Jefferson's secretary of state. The Gibbs-Coolidge likeness may have been painted from life during Madison's two terms as president from 1809 to 1817. The deep green curtain accents the color of Madison's eyes.

Source References

  1. Wikimedia Commons [S0047]
    1. Date: 6 Nov 2005
      Page: http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?oldid=8049717

References

  1. Madison, James [I0666]