Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Presidents of the United States of America

Thematic Essays

By Category

By Geographical Region & Time Period
By Department


George Washington(1) 1789–97 1 Gilbert Stuart: George Washington


2 John Trumbull: Thomas Jefferson


3 Gilbert Stuart: James Monroe


4 Hiram Powers: Andrew Jackson


5 Mathew B. Brady: President Martin Van Buren
John Adams 1797–1801
Thomas Jefferson(2) 1801–09
James Madison 1809–17
James Monroe(3) 1817–25
John Quincy Adams 1825–29
Andrew Jackson(4) 1829–37
Martin Van Buren(5) 1837–41
William Henry Harrison 1841
John Tyler 1841–45
James Polk 1845–49
Zachary Taylor 1849–50
Millard Fillmore 1850–53
Franklin Pierce 1853–57
James Buchanan 1857–61
Abraham Lincoln 1861–65
Andrew Johnson 1865–69
Ulysses S. Grant 1869–77
Rutherford B. Hayes 1877–81
James Garfield 1881
Chester Arthur 1881–85
Grover Cleveland 1885–89
Benjamin Harrison 1889–93
Grover Cleveland 1893–97
William McKinley 1897–1901
Theodore Roosevelt 1901–09
William H. Taft 1909–13
Woodrow Wilson 1913–21
Warren Harding 1921–23
Calvin Coolidge 1923–29
Herbert Hoover 1929–33
Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933–45
Harry Truman 1945–53
Dwight Eisenhower 1953–61
John F. Kennedy 1961–63
Lyndon Johnson 1963–69
Richard Nixon 1969–74
Gerald Ford 1974–77
Jimmy Carter 1977–81
Ronald Reagan 1981–89
George H. W. Bush 1989–93
William J. Clinton 1993–2001
George W. Bush 2001–2009
Barack Obama 2009–present

The American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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