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  • Title: Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams (Mrs. John Quincy Adams)
  • Date Created: 1821 - 1826
  • Provenance: Commissioned by Secretary of State and Mrs. John Quincy (Louisa Catherine) Adams, 1821, received (as President) c. 1827; given to Charles Francis Adams (son), Boston, 1829; descended in his family to John Quincy Adams V, Dover, Massachusetts.
  • Physical Dimensions: w635 x h763.524 mm (without frame)
  • Description: none
  • Artist: Gilbert Stuart
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Gift of John Q. Adams, 1971, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • External Link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/first-ladies/louisaadams
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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