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Presidential portrait of Harry Truman. Official Presidential Portrait painted by Greta Kempton. Notice the Capitol Building in the background. Truman, who was a two-term senator from Missouri and as vice-president presided over the Senate, wanted to emphasize his legislative career rather than his executive and the constitutional emphasis of the former over the latter.

Date 1945
Source Harry S. Truman Library
Author Greta Kempton
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