File:Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams by Gilbert Stuart, 1821-26.jpg
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English: Louisa Adams.
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||76.4 × 63.5 cm (30.1 × 25 in)|
|Washington, D.C., United States|
White House copy of the painting Kloss, William, et al. Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride. Washington, D.C.: The White House Historical Association, 2008:
"This portrait, together with Stuart's 1818 likeness of Louisa's husband, John Quincy Adams, descended in the family to a great-great-grandson, who presented both of the works to the White House. . . ."Louisa Adams was about 50 when this incisive head was painted. The rest of her long life was divided between Quincy, Massachusetts, and Washington . . . Stuart's portrait is definitive in simultaneously presenting "the Madam" of Henry Adams' childish memory--'a little more remote than the President, but more decorative . . . her delicate face under . . . very becoming caps'--as well as the image he later knew to be as true, of a woman whose interior life was 'one of severe stress and little pure satisfaction.'"
|Source/Photographer||The White House Historical Association|
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|This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: contrast fix.
|Software used||Picasa 3.0|
|Unique image ID||8f659f55186bc61f7ed83cf09d63d1be|
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