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James Madison (1750/51-1836)
Date: ca. 1820-1840
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Medium: Graphite on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Mary Madison McGuire
Object Number: 1939.243
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Marks: Signed: lower right:"T.C.Lubbers"

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The portrait by Gilbert Stuart on which this miniature is based was owned by President Madison and hung in his home, Montpelier, in Virginia; it is now owned by Colonial Williamsburg.

Exhibitions:

"Nation at the Crossroads: The Great New York Debate over the Constitution," New-York Historical Society, November 14, 2008–January 25, 2009.

"Stories in Sterling: Four Centuries of Silver in New York," New-York Historical Society, May 4–September 23, 2012.