Early Republic

Gilbert Stuart, The Skater (Portrait of William Grant), 1782, oil on canvas, 235.5 x 147.4 cm (National Gallery of Art)
Depicting his subject in motion was a departure from the norm, making this painting the talk of the town.

Gilbert Stuart, The Skater

In addition to being an politician, Jefferson was an ardent supporter and practitioner of classical architecture.

Thomas Jefferson, Monticello