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Baron Steuben, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, Charles W.
Subject:
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. XXIV
A most excellent disciplinarian, who served under the king of Prussia; by his industry, abilities and judicious regulations, introduced among the Americans a more regular system of discipline.--Elected by Congress Inspector General of the American army, in 1778; in consequence of his important services, he was rewarded by Congress with a pension of two thousand five hundred dollars per annum, on the commencement of the New Constitution.--Died, 1794. [P. 9.]
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.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Military
Control number:
AECI 01880024
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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