File:James Monroe White House portrait 1819.jpg

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Samuel Morse: Portrait of James Monroe
Artist
artist QS:P170,Q75698
Title
Portrait of James Monroe
Object type painting
object_type QS:P31,Q3305213
Description
Portrait of James Monroe, The White House Historical Association
Date circa 1819
date QS:P571,+1819-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 75.2 cm (29.6 in); Width: 62.6 cm (24.6 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,75.2U174728;P2049,62.6U174728
institution QS:P195,Q35525
Notes White House copy of the 1819 painting Kloss, William, et al. Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride. Washington, D.C.: The White House Historical Association, 2008:"...President James Monroe looks like a man in early middle age, although he was 61 when Morse painted him..."The genesis of this portrait was a commission for a full-length portrait from the City of Charleston, South Carolina... In anticipation of [Monroe's visit to Charleston,] the first presidential visit [to that city] since that of Washington, the Common Council on March 1, 1819, resolved to "'solicit James Monroe ... to permit a length likeness to be taken [i.e., painted] for the City of Charleston ... .'" The bust-like portrait was finished on December 18... . "The White House painting is assumed to be the replica for [Monroe's] daughter ... Morse took the life portrait with him to Charleston where he produced a full-length portrait for the city... ."
Source/Photographer https://www.whitehousehistory.org/photos/james-monroe
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