Franklin Pierce (1804-1869)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
signature and date: at right: "G.P.A. Healy 1853"
Franklin Pierce was elected the fourteenth president of the United States in 1852 and served from 1853 to 1857. The Society's portrait is a replica of Healy's original portrait of the newly elected president, which was placed in the White House during Pierce's tenure and is now in the National Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mrs. Frances M. Gibson
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