This is the one used in 1 dollar. It is the closest one to real person among those various portraits reducing the feeling of distance.
Because he sees the left side, we tend to see the same direction following him.
If color of face is brighter, we can focus on it more than other parts.
The suit he is wearing denotes that he is a historical person and the period when he had lived.
It is not appropriate for banknotes because it does not seems like a real person. Also, his smiling face shows friendliness but it does not match with banknotes which require the formality.
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National Academy of Design
Harvard Art Museums
Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Albany Institute of History & Art
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