Published Friday, 02 May 2014
The mural is being painted in west Belfast. (© UTV)
It depicts Mr Adams against a black backdrop with the words "peacemaker, leader, visionary".
Work on the image along the Falls Road has been taking place on Friday afternoon while police continue to question the 65-year-old politician in connection with an IRA murder.
Jean McConville, a 37-year-old mother of 10, was abducted and killed in 1972.
Mr Adams, who denies any involvement and of being in the IRA, is being held at the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim PSNI station where he was arrested after presenting himself on Wednesday.
Police can question him until 8pm on Friday.
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