“Portrait of George Washington” by Charles Willson Peale features President George Washington standing in the uniform of the Continental army. This painting is on display in the Early American Faces gallery.
In our From Forge to Furnace exhibition, you’ll find an iron statue of George Washington. It’s actually a stove!
In Edward Hicks’ “Declaration of Independence,” you can see a likeness of Thomas Jefferson standing in the front. Visit our The Art of Edward Hicks exhibition to see more of Mr. Hicks’ work.
This rare portrait of William King, Jr. depicts an image of one of the most prolific furniture makers in the nation's capital, counting the Monroe White House among his clients. Our collection includes pieces of King's cabinetmaking work.
Visit our Artists on the Move: Portraits for a New Nation exhibition and see this “Portrait of Thomas Jefferson” in which he’s holding his manuscript of “Notes on Virginia.”
“Portrait of James Madison” by Gilbert Stuart was rescued from the White House when the British advanced on Washington during the War of 1812.
“Peaceable Kingdom” features a likeness of President Abraham Lincoln and is on display in our America’s Folk Art exhibition.