Honorable Richard Henry Lee, The, Esq., (painting)
Peale, Charles W.
Lee, Richard Henry
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. IX
Member of Congress for the State of Virginia, in 1776: was the one who made the motion in Congress, for declaring the Colonies free and independent States: elected President of Congress 1784; was sent by congress commissioner to the court of France, 1776. [P. 5.]
An Historical Catalogue of Peales' Collection of Paintings. "The proper study of mankind, is man." Philadelphia: Printed by Richard Folwell, No. 33, Mulberry-Street, M,DCC,XCV.