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Ulysses S. Grant

Artist
Henry Ulke
Date of Work
1875
Medium
oil paint
Type
Portrait
Credit
White House Collection/White House Historical Association
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Ulysses S. Grant

This oil on canvas painting of Ulysses S. Grant was done by Henry Ulke. Ulke emigrated from Prussia following the Revolution of 1848 and painted portraits of presidents, cabinet members, and other notable people. Prior to his presidency, Grant was a Civil War military leader who became Commanding General of the United States in March of 1864. He served as president from March 4, 1869 until March 4, 1877.

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