James Madison (1751-1836)

James Madison (1751-1836)
Title
James Madison (1751-1836)
Date 
ca. 1816
Medium 
Red wax and dark blue glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/16 x 2 7/8 x 7/16 in. ( 7.8 x 7.3 x 1.1 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Gallatin family
Object Number 
1880.6
Marks 
inscribed: on back in pencil: "Madison"
Gallery Label 
Valaperta, a native of Italy, was active in Washington, D.C., in 1816-17, and sometime during this period modeled the fine set of little wax profiles of Jefferson, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, and Albert Gallatin now owned by the Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group