Mrs. James Madison (1768-1849)

Mrs. James Madison (1768-1849)
Title
Mrs. James Madison (1768-1849)
Date 
n.d.
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number 
1957.30
Marks 
signed with monogram: under frame at right: "AA"
Gallery Label 
Dolly Payne was born in what is now Guilford County, North Carolina, the eldest daughter of John and Mary (Coles) Payne. She married James Madison, her second husband, in 1794. This miniature portrait of her was copied from an original painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1804 (now in the collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts).
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Creative: Tronvig Group