Thomas Jefferson (1743-1821)
Red wax and black glass
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 x 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm )
inscribed: on back in pencil: "Jefferson"
Valaperta modeled this wax portrait of Jefferson at Monticello between September 16 and 19, 1816.
Gift of the Gallatin family
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