U.S. Dept. of Interior National Park Service Museum Collections
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Portrait of Bess Wallace Truman
May 1950
By Greta Kempton
The Trumans brought this half-length portrait of Bess Wallace Truman back to Independence after leaving the Presidency. Kempton was subsequently commissioned to paint a copy for the White House and the Truman Library.
Oil on canvas. L 102.8, W 87.2 cm
Harry S Truman National Historic Site, HSTR 467