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Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862

Catalog Data

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick  Search this
Washington, George  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E)  Search this
M. Thomas & Sons Auctioneers  Search this
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Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel, Partial microfilm reel
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
The microfilmed printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale contains an annotated auction catalog, "Catalogue of Valuable Original Paintings by the late Rembrandt Peale, and Frederic E. Church, Peter F. Rothermel, and William E. Winner" for an auction at M. Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1862; a pamphlet (circa 1862), "Portrait of Washington" containing letters addressed to Peale as testimonials of Peale's "port-hole" portrait of Washington, painted in 1823; and two circulars announcing for public subscription new engravings, enlarged and altered, of the portrait (circa 1830).
Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel P29 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds the Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932 and the Rubens Peale diaries, 1855-1865. Also found at the Archives of American Art are the microfilmed Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement, 1765-1826; microfilmed Titian Ramsay Peale Collection, 1771-1876; microfilmed Mary Jane Peale and Peale family selected papers, circa 1815-1897; microfilmed selected Peale family papers, 1803-1854; microfilmed selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection, circa 1767-1904; and microfilmed Augusta Barker papers, 1875-1887.
The American Philosophical Society holds the Rembrandt Peale papers, 1808-1833 and the Peale family papers, 1705-1898. New York Public Library Archives and Manuscripts Division holds the Rembrandt Peale letters, 1835-1857.
Biography Note:
Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860) was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and was the second son of Charles Willson Peale. He was known primarily for his historical paintings and portraits, particularly those of George Washington. Peale painted his first Washington portrait in 1795 at the age of 17, in a sitting arranged by his father. With his father, he was also a founding member of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He also established Peale's Baltimore Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts in 1814.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1955.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern -- 19th century  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art