Portrait of James Madison, 1783

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Harrison W. Mark
by Charles Willson Peale
published on 05 June 2024
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Miniature portrait of future US President James Madison in 1783, when he was a 32-year-old delegate to the Continental Congress. Watercolor on ivory, by Charles Willson Peale, 1783.

This miniature was given to Catherine 'Kitty' Floyd, who Madison was courting at the time, along with a lock of Madison's hair; their relationship did not work out.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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