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Original Portraits of Geo. Washington and Lady Washington, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, James
Subject:
Washington, George
Washington, Martha
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1872
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 1
James Peale (1872). See the Certificate with History of these Portraits in the frame, on pedestal in front. James Peale, the artist, was the brother of Chas. Wilson Peale. They each painted large original portraits of Washington which are now in the possession of the Federal Government, and the States of Virginia and Maryland. Rembrandt Peale, the son of Chas. Wilson Peale, and nephew of James, was but a boy at the time, and his Washingtons were painted in after life from recollection. Mr. Duncan, through his connection with the Peale family, obtained a promise of these portraits many years ago, and when it was decided to part with them, on account of the advanced age of the surviving children of James Peale, the pledge was fulfilled. Chas. Wilson Peale also painted miniature portraits of Washington and Lady Washington, now in the possession of the Custer family. The gold ring in the case was presented to the artist by Lady Washington. [P. 17; exhibited under heading: "Catalogue of Paintings."]
Tenth Exhibition, 1876. San Francisco Art Association Catalogue. Price, 25 cts.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Political--President
Portrait female
Portrait group--Family--Spouses
Control number:
AECI 03960001
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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