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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1821)

Object Number: 
1880.5
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Red wax and black glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 x 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on back in pencil: "Jefferson"
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait.
Gallery Label: 
Valaperta modeled this wax portrait of Jefferson at Monticello between September 16 and 19, 1816.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Gallatin family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group