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Summary

John Vanderlyn: James Madison  wikidata:Q69495841 
Artist
artist QS:P170,Q1661665
John Vanderlyn: James Madison
Object type painting
object_type QS:P31,Q3305213
Description
Portrait of James Madison, one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, and the fourth President of the United States
Date 1816
date QS:P571,+1816-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions 26 x 22 3/16 in (66 x 56.4 cm)
institution QS:P195,Q35525
Current location
Blue Room
Credit line Association (White House Collection)
Notes

Scholar's Notes: "The portrait [of James Madison] was commissioned . . . by James Monroe . . . . Cameo-like, with firm planes and carefully controlled range of values, it does not rely on deep shadow or strong contrast for its sculptural effect, but works mostly in light tones. The face, despite its impassivity, reveals the toll exacted by the War of 1812 . . . . It is set above a high-collared black coat between a freely painted cravat and the simple powdered hairstyle favored by Madison . . . ."

Source of Scholar's Notes: Kloss, William, et al. Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride. Washington, D.C.: The White House Historical Association, 2008.
References https://www.whitehousehistory.org/photos/james-madison
Source/Photographer Ths White House Historical Association. the painting is in the White House collection[1]
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