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James Madison

James Madison, c. 1821, oil on wood by Gilbert Stuart


Stuart first portrayed James Madison when he was Jefferson's secretary of state. The Gibbs-Coolidge likeness was most likely based on other pictures Stuart had painted from life that where either in his possession or accessible to him. The deep green curtain accents the color of Madison's eyes.

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Taken on December 19, 2008