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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

Artist
George P. A. Healy
Date of Work
1858
Type
Portrait
Credit
White House Collection/White House Historical Association

Martin Van Buren

This oil on canvas painting of President Martin Van Buren was done by George Peter Alexander Healy. Healy was one of the most popular and prolific portraitists of the mid-nineteenth century. Prior to becoming president, Van Buren was the governor of New York and represented New York in the U.S. Senate. He was also the Vice President for President Andrew Jackson. His administration was from 1837 to 1841.

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