Portrait of the late James Madison, President of the United States, (painting)
Durand, A. B.
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 147
This portrait was the last for which Mr. Madison sat to any artist, and it pronounced an accurate likeness; it was so pronounced by his friends and family. It was particularly esteemed as such by Mrs. Madison. N.A. See 4. [P. 2; see entry 01510004 for the artist's biography.]
Catalogue. Descriptive, Biographical and Historical, of the Exhibition of Select Paintings, by Modern Artists, principally American, and living, under the Direction of a Committee of Amateurs. The Paintings borrowed for this particular purpose from friends to the arts. At the Stuyvesant Institute, for four weeks only from the day of opening, Nov. 19, 1838. New York: Printed by G.P. Scott. 1838.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician.