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John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)

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American (North Kingstown, RI 1755 - 1828 Boston, MA)
American (Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England 1783 - 1872 Philadelphia, PA)
American (1767 - 1848)
John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), 1825-1830
Mural Painting
American
,
19th century
Oil on canvas
241.3 x 151.8 cm (95 x 59 3/4 in.)
framed: 273.4 x 184.2 x 11.4 cm (107 5/8 x 72 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Ward Nicholas Boylston to Harvard College, 1828
, H187
Harvard University Portrait Collection
,
Marks
signed: l.l. : STUART. /1825./TS/1830.
Provenance
Commissioned from the artist, 1825-1830; Ward Nicholas Boylston; his bequest to Harvard College, 1828.
Bibliography
"The Crimson Party", Harvard Magazine (November-December 2000), p. 120., p. 120, ill.

John Langdon Sibley, Private Journal (John Langdon Sibley Papers), Unpublished (c. 1848), see entry for July 28, 1848

Thomas Sully, Thomas Sully's Private Journal, Unpublished (1879)

James Grant Wilson and John Fiske, Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography, D. Appleton & and Co. (New York, 1888), vol. 5, p. 729

George C. Mason, The Life and Works of Gilbert Stuart, Charles Scribner's Sons (New York, NY, 1894), p. 126

William Garrott Brown, A List of Portraits in the Various Buildings of Harvard University, Harvard University Library (Cambridge, MA, 1898), p. 5

Lawrence Park, Gilbert Stuart: An lllustrated Descriptive List of His Works, vol. I - IV, W. E. Rudge (New York, NY, 1926), vol. I, pp. 95-96, no. 9

Laura M. Huntsinger, Harvard Portraits: A Catalogue of Portrait Paintings at Harvard University, ed. Alan Burroughs Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 8

Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Progress Administration, American Portraits, 1620-1825, found in Massachusetts, Volumes 1 and 2, Historical Records Survey (Boston, MA, 1939), p. 6, cat. 27

James Truslow Adams, Album of American History, Charles Scribner's Sons (New York, NY, 1944), p. 207

American Peoples Encyclopedia, Spencer Press, Inc. (Chicago, IL, 1946)

Roger Butterfield, The American Past: A History of the United States from Concord to Hiroshima, 1775-1945, Simon & and Schuster (New York, NY, 1947)

John D. Hicks, The Federal Union, Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, MA, 1952)

William Harlan Hale, "John Quincy Adams as Ambassador to Russia", American Heritage (February 1958)

History of the United States, Time Inc. (New York, NY, 1962), Vol. 2

Margaret L. Coit, The Life History of the United States: Vol. 3: The Growing Years, Time Inc. (New York, NY, 1963), p.34

"U.S. Presidents", American Heritage (New York, NY, 1966)

Margaret Bassett, Profiles and Portraits: American Presidents and Their Wives, Bond Wheelwright Company (Freeport, ME, 1968)

Andrew Oliver, Portraits of John Quincy Adams and His Wife, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1970), pp. 122-133, fig. 57

National Portrait Gallery, The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams, exh. cat., (Washington, DC, 1970), cat. 15

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 26, ill.

Louise Todd Ambler and Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, "American Painting at Harvard", Antiques (New York, NY, November 1972), vol. 102, no. 5, pp. 876-883, p. 876

Marshall B. Davidson, The Artist's America, American Heritage Publishing Co. (New York, NY, 1973), p. 96

Louise Todd Ambler, "Faces from Harvard's Past", Harvard Magazine (Cambridge, MA, March-April 1978), Vol. 80, pp. 33-41

Gioconda Bianchi, American History, Istituto Geografico de Agostini-Novara (Milan, Italy, 1980)

Ernest R. May, The Making of the Monroe Doctrine, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1991)

Richard Alan Ryerson, ed., Adams Family Correspondence, Vol. 5, Belknap Press (Cambridge, MA, 1991)

"[Unidentified article]", Congressional Quarterly (1992)

Sandra Grindlay, "Harvard's Portraits: An American Treasure", Harvard University Art Museums Review (Fall 1992), vol. II, no. 1, pp. 6-7, p. 6

Greg Russell, John Quincy Adams and the Public Virtues of Diplomacy, University of Missouri Press (Columbia, MO, 1994), cover and frontispiece

David S. Grogan, John Quincy Adams, The History Project Inc. (Galax, Virginia, 1998), cover

David McCullough, John Adams, Simon & and Schuster (New York, NY, 2001), fig 61

Daniel Preston, James Monroe: An Illustrated History, University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA, 2008), ill. p. 96

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 23, 463, 464-466, 473, cat. 431, ill.

Exhibition History
American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972, 26
Exhibition of Paintings, 1831 (fifth exhibition), Boston Athenaeum, Boston, 01/01/1831 - 12/31/1831