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  • Title: John Adams
  • Creator Lifespan: 1756 - 1843
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Date Created: c. 1792 - 1793
  • Provenance: Oliver Wolcott, Litchfield, Connecticut and New York; his son John Stoughton Wolcott, New York; to William Jay, Katonah, New York; and by descent in the Jay and Jay / Iselin families until 1986; Christie's, New York, 6074, January 25, 1986, #235.
  • Physical Dimensions: w609.6 x h763.524 mm (without frame)
  • Description: none
  • Artist: John Trumbull
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Gift of the White House Historical Association, 1986, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • External Link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/johnadams
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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