Robert Todd Lincoln, first son of Abraham & Mary Lincoln only child to survive past childhood had his mother committed to mental hospital
No painter has ever put into the sad face of the President any hint of the beauty that could radiate and completely metamorphose his homely features, when his great soul shone out through them. 'No sculptor has ever liberated from the imprisoning marble the face that shone like an angel's when the depths of his large heart were reached.
George Grey Barnard (American, 1863–1938). Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1911–17; executed, ca. 1919. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Morris K. Jesup Fund, 1929 (29.161)