James Monroe

  • Joseph Castel, John Vanderlyn, James Monroe, ca. 1818, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.4

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James Monroe (1758-1831) served as the fifth president of the United States, from 1817 to 1825. This image is based on an engraving made in 1818 of a portrait of Monroe painted by fellow American artist John Vanderlyn.

Title
James Monroe
Artists
Copy after John Vanderlyn
Date
ca. 1818
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image (oval): 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (8.1 x 6.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – political – president
  • Portrait male – Monroe, James – bust
Object Number
1999.27.4
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