Thomas Jefferson (1743-1821)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1821)
Title
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1821)
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 )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Gallatin family
Object Number 
1880.5
Marks 
inscribed: on back in pencil: "Jefferson"
Gallery Label 
Valaperta modeled this wax portrait of Jefferson at Monticello between September 16 and 19, 1816.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group